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1

He's the big cheese.

He is the headman.

2

He's the big wheel.

He's the big boss.

3

He's the big shot.

He is an important man.

4

Don't bite off more than you can chew.

Don't try to do more than you can accomplish.

5

Don't bite the hand than feeds you.

Be loyal to your company that pays you.

6

He'll soon bite the dust.

He soon will be found out and lose.

7

Don't blow your top.

Stay calm.

8

Don't blow your cool.

Remain calm and collected.

9

I've got a bone to pick with you.

You've something that is a problem to me.

10

You should brush up on it.

You need to study and learn this.

11

You need to build a fire under them.

They need to be motivated.

12

You'll need to burn the midnight oil.

You will have to work overtime.

13

Don't break your word.

Do what you have promised.

14

We need to break the news.

We need to tell them the bad news.

15

Let's bury the hatchet.

Let's forget our old fights and hatreds.

16

We won by a hair.

We won a very close victory.

17

By hook or crook we'll do it.

We'll do it whatever it takes.

18

Let's call it a day.

That's enough work for today.

19

Let's call it quits.

Let's stop for now.

20

You call the shots.

You make the decisions.

21

It's a can of worms.

That is a big bunch of problems.

22

I ride in a car pool.

A group of us ride to work together.

23

Don't chicken out on us.

Don't get scared and leave.

24

He's a chip off the old block.

He is just like his dad.

25

We need to cut our losses.

We must withdraw form a losing situation.

26

Y ou've cooked your own goose.

You are in a problem of your own making

27

You make me crack up.

I find you extremely funny

28

You need to crack a book.

Open up a book and learn something.

29

You need to crack a joke.

Don't be serious all the time

30

It cramps my style.

You have put too many limits on me.

31

He's the cream of the crop.

He is the best there is.

32

He is the headman.

He's the big cheese.

33

He's the big boss.

He's the big wheel.

34

He is an important man.

He's the big shot.

35

Don't try to do more than you can accomplish.

Don't bite off more than you can chew.

36

Be loyal to your company that pays you.

Don't bite the hand than feeds you.

37

He soon will be found out and lose.

He'll soon bite the dust.

38

Stay calm.

Don't blow your top.

39

Remain calm and collected.

Don't blow your cool.

40

You've something that is a problem to me.

I've got a bone to pick with you.

41

You need to study and learn this.

You should brush up on it.

42

They need to be motivated.

You need to build a fire under them.

43

You will have to work overtime.

You'll need to burn the midnight oil.

44

Do what you have promised.

Don't break your word.

45

We need to tell them the bad news.

We need to break the news.

46

Let's forget our old fights and hatreds.

Let's bury the hatchet.

47

We won a very close victory.

We won by a hair.

48

We'll do it whatever it takes.

By hook or crook we'll do it.

49

That's enough work for today.

Let's call it a day.

50

Let's stop for now.

Let's call it quits.

51

You make the decisions.

You call the shots.

52

That is a big bunch of problems.

It's a can of worms.

53

A group of us ride to work together.

I ride in a car pool.

54

Don't get scared and leave.

Don't chicken out on us.

55

He is just like his dad.

He's a chip off the old block.

56

We must withdraw form a losing situation.

We need to cut our losses.

57

You are in a problem of your own making

Y ou've cooked your own goose.

58

I find you extremely funny

You make me crack up.

59

Open up a book and learn something.

You need to crack a book.

60

Don't be serious all the time

You need to crack a joke.

61

You have put too many limits on me.

It cramps my style.

62

He is the best there is.

He's the cream of the crop.

63

Don't cut corners.

Follow all of the rules.

64

It's a cut and dried situation.

There are no changes or discussions - just do it.

65

We're at a dead stop.

We can't do anything right now.

66

He's dead to the world.

He is so tired he can't function.

67

It will soon die out.

That problem will be gone soon.

68

They're a dime a dozen.

They aren't worth anything

69

Watch him do a double take.

He will gasp when he sees this.

70

She's down in the dumps.

She is very depressed

71

She got a dose of her own medicine.

She got just the trouble that she gives others.

72

Well, that's down the drain.

We have completely lost everything on this.

73

That's all down the tubes.

We totally lost.

74

Don't drag your feet on this.

Get working and stop the delaying.

75

I'm drawing a blank.

I don't have any idea on this.

76

We need to draw the line here.

We make no more concessions.

77

He drives a hard bargain.

He makes it tough to make much of a profit.

78

It's just a drop in the bucket.

That is just the beginning of the problems.

79

She eats like a bird.

She just picks at her food

80

She eats like a horse.

She eats like a hungry man.

81

He's at the end of his rope.

He is just about out of ideas and energy.

82

I feel like a million dollars.

I feel wonderful.

83

Finders keepers - losers weepers.

The finders are happy - the losers unhappy.

84

It will fit like a glove.

The two situations work well together

85

They're going to flip their lid.

They are going to be extremely unhappy.

86

He will fly off the handle.

He will be very upset

87

Don't fool around with that.

Leave that situation alone.

88

It's a foolproof scheme.

This idea is sure to succeed.

89

This is for keeps.

This is it - no changes - no getting out.

90

You'll need to fork out some dough.

You will have to pay some cash.

91

He's out getting forty winks.

He is taking a quick nap.

92

Can they get away with that?

Will they be able to do that without trouble?

93

Let's get down to brass tacks.

Let's do some serious talking.

94

I'll get even.

I will return the bad you did to me.

95

Get off my back.

Stop bothering me and let me do my work.

96

Let's get the ball rolling.

Let's start the work on this

97

We'll get to the bottom of it.

We will find out exactly what is the problem.

98

He got out of the bed on the wrong side.

The day started bad and hasn't gotten any better.

99

He doesn't have a ghost of a chance.

There is no way he can succeed.

100

He's giving me a hard time.

He is teasing me about that

101

Follow all of the rules.

Don't cut corners.

102

There are no changes or discussions - just do it.

It's a cut and dried situation.

103

We can't do anything right now.

We're at a dead stop.

104

He is so tired he can't function.

He's dead to the world.

105

That problem will be gone soon.

It will soon die out.

106

They aren't worth anything

They're a dime a dozen.

107

He will gasp when he sees this.

Watch him do a double take.

108

She is very depressed

She's down in the dumps.

109

She got just the trouble that she gives others.

She got a dose of her own medicine.

110

We have completely lost everything on this.

Well, that's down the drain.

111

We totally lost.

That's all down the tubes.

112

Get working and stop the delaying.

Don't drag your feet on this.

113

I don't have any idea on this.

I'm drawing a blank.

114

We make no more concessions.

We need to draw the line here.

115

He makes it tough to make much of a profit.

He drives a hard bargain.

116

That is just the beginning of the problems.

It's just a drop in the bucket.

117

She just picks at her food

She eats like a bird.

118

She eats like a hungry man.

She eats like a horse.

119

He is just about out of ideas and energy.

He's at the end of his rope.

120

I feel wonderful.

I feel like a million dollars.

121

The finders are happy - the losers unhappy.

Finders keepers - losers weepers.

122

The two situations work well together

It will fit like a glove.

123

They are going to be extremely unhappy.

They're going to flip their lid.

124

He will be very upset

He will fly off the handle.

125

Leave that situation alone.

Don't fool around with that.

126

This idea is sure to succeed.

It's a foolproof scheme.

127

This is it - no changes - no getting out.

This is for keeps.

128

You will have to pay some cash.

You'll need to fork out some dough.

129

He is taking a quick nap.

He's out getting forty winks.

130

Will they be able to do that without trouble?

Can they get away with that?

131

Let's do some serious talking.

Let's get down to brass tacks.

132

I will return the bad you did to me.

I'll get even.

133

Stop bothering me and let me do my work.

Get off my back.

134

Let's start the work on this

Let's get the ball rolling.

135

We will find out exactly what is the problem.

We'll get to the bottom of it.

136

The day started bad and hasn't gotten any better.

He got out of the bed on the wrong side.

137

There is no way he can succeed.

He doesn't have a ghost of a chance.

138

He is teasing me about that

He's giving me a hard time.

139

Give him an inch and he'll take a mile.

Give a little and he takes a lot.

140

Don't give yourself away.

Don't let them know what your plan is.

141

They'll have to give up the ghost.

They will have to give up trying.

142

He's a real globetrotter.

He travels all over the world.

143

They just go around in circles.

They go in all directions without any success.

144

They will go into orbit.

They will be very upset.

145

They can just go jump in a lake.

If they don't like it - too bad.

146

Don't go off the deep end.

Don't go to extremes on this.

147

Grass is greener on the other side of the fence.

Other things always look easier.

148

Just grin and bear it.

Forget the problems - keep working.

149

They often just ham it up.

They like to get very dramatic

150

He's got one foot in the grave.

He is too old.

151

We had a high time.

We had a good time.

152

You hit the nail on the head.

That is exactly the situation.

153

They will hit the ceiling.

They will be extremely upset.

154

That is a hit below the belt.

That is not playing fair or honest.

155

I'm going to hit the sack.

I'm going to bed.

156

She's going to hit the hay.

She is going to bed.

157

That just won't hold water.

That idea just won't work.

158

He can't hold down a job.

He has lost every job he ever had.

159

Don't horse around.

Don't play around - be serious.

160

Keep them in the dark.

Don't let them know what is going on.

161

You must hang in there.

Keep trying.

162

She has a lot of hang-ups.

She has a lot of irrational objections.

163

I can see the handwriting on the wall.

I can sense the mood of people.

164

Go and have a ball.

Go and enjoy yourself.

165

W e will have the last laugh.

They are winning now but in the end we will win.

166

Hold on to your hat.

Be patient.

167

Hold on to your horses. (Hold your horses)

Don't get too excited.

168

Have your own way.

OK! Do what you want.

169

You've got two strikes against you.

One more mistake and you are out!

170

That's it in a nutshell.

That is a short summary of the situation.

171

She's often in my hair.

She is often in my way

172

We've got one thing in the hole.

One thing is on our side.

173

They are in the same boat.

We both have the same problem.

174

Give a little and he takes a lot.

Give him an inch and he'll take a mile.

175

Don't let them know what your plan is.

Don't give yourself away.

176

They will have to give up trying.

They'll have to give up the ghost.

177

He travels all over the world.

He's a real globetrotter.

178

They go in all directions without any success.

They just go around in circles.

179

They will be very upset.

They will go into orbit.

180

If they don't like it - too bad.

They can just go jump in a lake.

181

Don't go to extremes on this.

Don't go off the deep end.

182

Other things always look easier.

Grass is greener on the other side of the fence.

183

Forget the problems - keep working.

Just grin and bear it.

184

They like to get very dramatic

They often just ham it up.

185

He is too old.

He's got one foot in the grave.

186

We had a good time.

We had a high time.

187

That is exactly the situation.

You hit the nail on the head.

188

They will be extremely upset.

They will hit the ceiling.

189

That is not playing fair or honest.

That is a hit below the belt.

190

I'm going to bed.

I'm going to hit the sack.

191

She is going to bed.

She's going to hit the hay.

192

That idea just won't work.

That just won't hold water.

193

He has lost every job he ever had.

He can't hold down a job.

194

Don't play around - be serious.

Don't horse around.

195

Don't let them know what is going on.

Keep them in the dark.

196

Keep trying.

You must hang in there.

197

She has a lot of irrational objections.

She has a lot of hang-ups.

198

I can sense the mood of people.

I can see the handwriting on the wall.

199

Go and enjoy yourself.

Go and have a ball.

200

They are winning now but in the end we will win.

W e will have the last laugh.

201

Be patient.

Hold on to your hat.

202

Don't get too excited.

Hold on to your horses. (Hold your horses)

203

OK! Do what you want.

Have your own way.

204

One more mistake and you are out!

You've got two strikes against you.

205

That is a short summary of the situation.

That's it in a nutshell.

206

She is often in my way

She's often in my hair.

207

One thing is on our side.

We've got one thing in the hole.

208

We both have the same problem.

They are in the same boat.