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  • Dog’s Life

    Meaning a miserable and unpleasant life a miserable, unhappy existence to lead a drab or boring life Example Sentences Mark's been leading a dog's life... Read more

    Posted on 17 June 2021
  • Bull’s Eye

    hit the bull's eye Meaning the center of a target when an outcome is the best one possible to be on point to hit the center of a target successfully get... Read more

    Posted on 15 June 2021
  • Put Cards on the Table

    put cards on the table https://www.theidioms.com/put-cards-on-the-table/ Read more

    Posted on 13 June 2021
  • Keep Card Close to Chest

    keep card close to chest https://www.theidioms.com/keep-card-close-to-chest/ Read more

    Posted on 13 June 2021
  • Back to the Wall

    back to the wall https://www.theidioms.com/back-to-the-wall/ Read more

    Posted on 10 June 2021
  • Fight Like Cat and Dog

    fight like cat and dog https://www.theidioms.com/fight-like-cat-and-dog/ Read more

    Posted on 09 June 2021
  • Leaps and Bounds

    leaps and bounds https://www.theidioms.com/leaps-and-bounds/ Read more

    Posted on 09 June 2021
  • Sweep Under the Rug

    sweep under the rug https://www.theidioms.com/sweep-under-the-rug/ Read more

    Posted on 09 June 2021
  • Play Cat and Mouse

    play cat and mouse https://www.theidioms.com/play-cat-and-mouse/ Read more

    Posted on 07 June 2021
  • Rip off

    Meaning the act of stealing financial exploitation a knock off, usually a brand name something that is not worth the value plagiarism things stolen in... Read more

    Posted on 07 June 2021
  • Big Mouth

    Meaning someone who talks too much who speak a lot, be loquacious, often noisily or boastfully someone who lacks discretion or awareness in vocal... Read more

    Posted on 06 June 2021
  • by Hook Or by Crook

    by hook or by crook https://www.theidioms.com/by-hook-or-by-crook/ Read more

    Posted on 06 June 2021
  • Call the Shots

    call the shots https://www.theidioms.com/call-the-shots/ Read more

    Posted on 06 June 2021
  • Green Thumb

    green thumb https://www.theidioms.com/green-thumb/ Read more

    Posted on 05 June 2021
  • Hit the Roof

    hit the roof https://www.theidioms.com/hit-the-roof/ Read more

    Posted on 04 June 2021
  • Lone It

    Meaning Example Sentences They asked him to go to the movies, but he decided to lone it. All of her friends went on vacation together; she chose to lone... Read more

    Posted on 03 June 2021
  • Burst the Bubble

    burst the bubble https://www.theidioms.com/burst-the-bubble/ Read more

    Posted on 02 June 2021
  • Close Call

    Meaning a narrow escape from disaster refers to narrowly avoiding a situation of events that are often dangerous being able to escape something bad and... Read more

    Posted on 02 June 2021
  • Cat Among the Pigeons

    cat among the pigeons https://www.theidioms.com/cat-among-the-pigeons/ Read more

    Posted on 02 June 2021
  • Go out on a Limb

    go out on a limb https://www.theidioms.com/go-out-on-a-limb/ Read more

    Posted on 01 June 2021