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1

She is a peach.

She's sweet and helpful.

2

He's full of beans.

He's not telling the truth.

3

It's not my cup of tea.

I don't care for that.

4

He's full of baloney.

He doesn't know what he's talking about.

5

It's just sour grapes.

They have resentment

6

That's corny.

It's sentimental, old, and not funny anymore.

7

I'm in a pickle.

I'm in a dilemma.

8

He brings home the bacon.

He brings home the family money.

9

She's in a stew.

She's upset.

10

He's the top banana.

He's the headman.

11

He's the salt of the earth.

He's a very good person.

12

She's worth her salt.

She's a valuable employee.

13

They're two peas in a pod.

If you see one you see the other.

14

I'm nuts about you.

I'm in love with you.

15

It's a piece of cake.

It's quite simple.

16

You can't have your cake and eat it too.

You can't use it and save it.

17

He's a real ham.

He's just an actor (a bad actor.)

18

It's a hard nut to crack.

It's a difficult problem to solve.

19

Let's talk turkey.

Let's talk seriously.

20

He's a bad egg.

He cannot be trusted.

21

We need to break the ice.

Everyone's a little tense - lets be friendly. We'll get 13 items (one extra.)

22

We'll get a baker's dozen.

We'll get 13 items

23

He's got a finger in every pie.

He has many deals going.

24

You'll have to take potluck.

Be happy with what we have on hand.

25

She's hard-boiled.

She makes tough deals

26

He's the apple of my eye.

He's my favorite person.

27

He's a rotten egg.

He is a thoroughly evil person.

28

It's for the birds.

It's a crazy idea.

29

She eats like a bird.

She eats little or nothing.

30

He's a wolf in sheep's clothing.

He's a bad guy pretending to be good.

31

I smell a rat.

Someone has betrayed us.

32

He's chicken-hearted.

He has no courage.

33

I could eat a horse.

I'm extremely hungry.

34

Please don't monkey around.

Get serious and stop playing.

35

We'll kill two birds with one stone.

One solution solves two problems.

36

It's three miles as the crow flies.

It's three miles going straight.

37

Don't cry wolf.

Don't give a false alarm.

38

It has dog-eared pages.

It's a well-used popular book.

39

He's the underdog.

He's not the favorite to win.

40

She's like a fish out of water.

She is not in her area of expertise.

41

You'll stir up a hornet's nest.

You'll cause a great deal of new problems.

42

Don't let him get your goat.

Don't let him get you upset.

43

Don't make a mountain out of a molehill.

Don't make big of something insignificant.

44

They are packed like sardines.

There is absolutely no room for even one more.

45

We got a bird's eye view.

We had a very good viewpoint from on high.

46

We're on a wild-goose chase.

We were chasing something that didn't exist.

47

It's raining cats and dogs.

It is the heaviest rain I have ever seen.

48

It's just monkey business.

The business is either his own business or fake.

49

He'll weasel out.

He'll back out of all agreements.

50

She'll go ape.

She'll become very upset.

51

Let's talk turkey.

Let's begin to talk seriously.

52

Don't let the cat out of the bag.

Don't tell our secret.

53

Those are crocodile tears.

Those are false tears.

54

He's a card shark.

He is a professional card player.

55

We had a whale of a time.

We had a great time.

56

He drinks like a fish.

He is a heavy alcohol drinker.

57

I've got a frog in my throat.

I need to clear my throat in order to talk right.

58

He rolled snake eyes.

His dice had two ones.

59

She's pig-headed.

She is very stubborn.

60

It sounds fishy.

It doesn't sound like it's true.

61

Don't make a hog of yourself.

Don't take more than your share.

62

Quit horsing around.

Stop being silly and get serious.

63

He's a rat.

He is not to be trusted.

64

He ratted on me.

He informed others about my secrets.

65

She is a stool pigeon.

She informs on everybody.

66

I can't make heads or tails of it.

I can't understand what you are talking about.

67

She's no spring chicken.

She is a tough old lady.

68

She lost her head.

She did something crazy.

69

He can't keep his head above water.

He's too busy with many things.

70

That's just off the top of my head.

Here's an idea without too much thought.

71

She's got her head in the clouds.

Her ideas are not practical.

72

She's levelheaded.

She's always has good practical ideas.

73

I've got a lump in my throat.

I am emotionally involved and distressed.

74

You'd better save your neck.

You must survive this situation.

75

You better turn the other cheek.

Don't let what they say bother you!

76

Just swallow your pride.

Forget your pride and solve the problem.

77

My lips are sealed.

I will never reveal the secret.

78

It's a slap in the face.

That is an insult.

79

You can talk until you're blue in the face.

They aren't listening to you.

80

You must face the music.

Admit your error - solve it and go on.

81

She's got a big mouth.

She talks too much and says the wrong things.

82

It's just hand to mouth.

It is a very low cost project.

83

Keep a stiff upper lip.

Keep trying and you can succeed.

84

It makes my mouth water.

I think that is a very attractive idea.

85

It was by word of mouth.

I was told in person.

86

It leaves a bad taste in my mouth.

I don't feel comfortable with that idea.

87

It will melt in your mouth.

You will like this idea.

88

You can save your breath.

They don't listen - they're not open to anything.

89

She takes my breath away.

She's the most wonderful creature I've ever seen.

90

I did it by the skin of my teeth.

I just barely got the job done.

91

It's on the tip of my tongue.

I know it - I just can't say it now.

92

Y ou'll eat your words.

Any thing you say may come back to haunt

93

She's sweet and helpful.

She is a peach.

94

He's not telling the truth.

He's full of beans.

95

I don't care for that.

It's not my cup of tea.

96

He doesn't know what he's talking about.

He's full of baloney.

97

They have resentment

It's just sour grapes.

98

It's sentimental, old, and not funny anymore.

That's corny.

99

I'm in a dilemma.

I'm in a pickle.

100

He brings home the family money.

He brings home the bacon.

101

She's upset.

She's in a stew.

102

He's the headman.

He's the top banana.

103

He's a very good person.

He's the salt of the earth.

104

She's a valuable employee.

She's worth her salt.

105

If you see one you see the other.

They're two peas in a pod.

106

I'm in love with you.

I'm nuts about you.

107

It's quite simple.

It's a piece of cake.

108

You can't use it and save it.

You can't have your cake and eat it too.

109

He's just an actor (a bad actor.)

He's a real ham.

110

It's a difficult problem to solve.

It's a hard nut to crack.

111

Let's talk seriously.

Let's talk turkey.

112

He cannot be trusted.

He's a bad egg.

113

Everyone's a little tense - lets be friendly. We'll get 13 items (one extra.)

We need to break the ice.

114

We'll get 13 items

We'll get a baker's dozen.

115

He has many deals going.

He's got a finger in every pie.

116

Be happy with what we have on hand.

You'll have to take potluck.

117

She makes tough deals

She's hard-boiled.

118

He's my favorite person.

He's the apple of my eye.

119

He is a thoroughly evil person.

He's a rotten egg.

120

It's a crazy idea.

It's for the birds.

121

She eats little or nothing.

She eats like a bird.

122

He's a bad guy pretending to be good.

He's a wolf in sheep's clothing.

123

Someone has betrayed us.

I smell a rat.

124

He has no courage.

He's chicken-hearted.

125

I'm extremely hungry.

I could eat a horse.

126

Get serious and stop playing.

Please don't monkey around.

127

One solution solves two problems.

We'll kill two birds with one stone.

128

It's three miles going straight.

It's three miles as the crow flies.

129

Don't give a false alarm.

Don't cry wolf.

130

It's a well-used popular book.

It has dog-eared pages.

131

He's not the favorite to win.

He's the underdog.

132

She is not in her area of expertise.

She's like a fish out of water.

133

You'll cause a great deal of new problems.

You'll stir up a hornet's nest.

134

Don't let him get you upset.

Don't let him get your goat.

135

Don't make big of something insignificant.

Don't make a mountain out of a molehill.

136

There is absolutely no room for even one more.

They are packed like sardines.

137

We had a very good viewpoint from on high.

We got a bird's eye view.

138

We were chasing something that didn't exist.

We're on a wild-goose chase.

139

It is the heaviest rain I have ever seen.

It's raining cats and dogs.

140

The business is either his own business or fake.

It's just monkey business.

141

He'll back out of all agreements.

He'll weasel out.

142

She'll become very upset.

She'll go ape.

143

Let's begin to talk seriously.

Let's talk turkey.

144

Don't tell our secret.

Don't let the cat out of the bag.

145

Those are false tears.

Those are crocodile tears.

146

He is a professional card player.

He's a card shark.

147

We had a great time.

We had a whale of a time.

148

He is a heavy alcohol drinker.

He drinks like a fish.

149

I need to clear my throat in order to talk right.

I've got a frog in my throat.

150

His dice had two ones.

He rolled snake eyes.

151

She is very stubborn.

She's pig-headed.

152

It doesn't sound like it's true.

It sounds fishy.

153

Don't take more than your share.

Don't make a hog of yourself.

154

Stop being silly and get serious.

Quit horsing around.

155

He is not to be trusted.

He's a rat.

156

He informed others about my secrets.

He ratted on me.

157

She informs on everybody.

She is a stool pigeon.

158

I can't understand what you are talking about.

I can't make heads or tails of it.

159

She is a tough old lady.

She's no spring chicken.

160

She did something crazy.

She lost her head.

161

He's too busy with many things.

He can't keep his head above water.

162

Here's an idea without too much thought.

That's just off the top of my head.

163

Her ideas are not practical.

She's got her head in the clouds.

164

She's always has good practical ideas.

She's levelheaded.

165

I am emotionally involved and distressed.

I've got a lump in my throat.

166

You must survive this situation.

You'd better save your neck.

167

Don't let what they say bother you!

You better turn the other cheek.

168

Forget your pride and solve the problem.

Just swallow your pride.

169

I will never reveal the secret.

My lips are sealed.

170

That is an insult.

It's a slap in the face.

171

They aren't listening to you.

You can talk until you're blue in the face.

172

Admit your error - solve it and go on.

You must face the music.

173

She talks too much and says the wrong things.

She's got a big mouth.

174

It is a very low cost project.

It's just hand to mouth.

175

Keep trying and you can succeed.

Keep a stiff upper lip.

176

I think that is a very attractive idea.

It makes my mouth water.

177

I was told in person.

It was by word of mouth.

178

I don't feel comfortable with that idea.

It leaves a bad taste in my mouth.

179

You will like this idea.

It will melt in your mouth.

180

They don't listen - they're not open to anything.

You can save your breath.

181

She's the most wonderful creature I've ever seen.

She takes my breath away.

182

I just barely got the job done.

I did it by the skin of my teeth.

183

I know it - I just can't say it now.

It's on the tip of my tongue.

184

Any thing you say may come back to haunt

Y ou'll eat your words.