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1

We will play this one by ear.

We will improvise as we go along.

2

Put your money where your mouth is.

You must follow through with what you say.

3

They will raise a stink.

They will protest strongly.

4

We will have to scratch their back.

We will have to do them a favor.

5

They will sell you down the river.

They will betray you.

6

Don't sell them short.

Don't underestimate them.

7

You must shape up or ship out.

You must behave or leave.

8

Let's just shoot the breeze.

Let's just chat informally.

9

We are sitting pretty.

We are in a fortunate position.

10

They gave us a snow job.

It was insincere talk.

11

Don't spill the beans.

Don't reveal our secret.

12

Don't spread yourself too thin.

Don't become involved in too many things.

13

Don't stick you neck out on this.

Don't take too much risk.

14

This is straight from the horse's mouth.

It is from a reliable source.

15

You must take the bull by the horns.

You must take decisive action.

16

You are talking through your hat.

You are making foolish statements.

17

I said it tongue in cheek.

I didn't say it seriously.

18

What do they have up their sleeve?

What facts have they concealed?

19

She is a wet blanket.

She's boring and spoils everyone's fun.

20

She is tooting her own horn.

She is boasting.

21

Above all to thy own self be true.

First be honest to yourself.

22

After all's said and done, more is said than done.

In the end there's more talk than action.

23

He has fallen afoul of the law.

He is in conflict with the law.

24

It is all up in the air.

It is not been decided.

25

Be on the alert for danger.

Watch for danger.

26

That is up his alley.

It is compatible with his ability.

27

In that she stands alone.

She is unequaled

28

They will be along soon.

They will be here soon.

29

I will be able to get along.

I will be able to manage successfully.

30

All along I knew they would fail.

From the beginning I knew they would fail.