Weather
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100

Raining cats and dogs

I could tell by her wet hair that it was raining cats and dogs outside

100

 push your luck

She's agreed to help on Saturday, but I think I'd be pushing my luck if I asked her to be here the whole weekend.

100

Butterflies in my stomach

Tomorrow is my first day at a new school, I have butterflies in my stomach. I hope that I am able to find all of my classes. 


100

Piece of cake

That test was a piece of cake; I finished in 5 minutes

200

calm before the storm

My mom gets really quiet when she is angry. We all know that it’s the calm before the storm and try to get out of her way before it hits.  

200

that ship has sailed

I've thought about becoming an astronaut but I feel like that ship has sailed now that I'm 60

200

Ants in your pants

The children are always jumping out of their seats and running all around, They seem to have ants in their pants.  

200

spill the beans

I was worried she would spill the beans about her brother's surprise party. 

300

Like a hurricane

My brother came into the house like a hurricane yesterday, and now the whole place is a mess

300

Strike gold

The studio struck gold with their latest film

300

High horse

It's time you came down off your high horse and admitted you were wrong.

300

cry over spilled milk

The school trip had been a disaster, but we did not want to dwell on it. It was no use crying over spilt milk.

400

Head in the clouds

Mike missed the teachers directions because he had his head in the clouds

400

beginners luck

The success of his first restaurant was just beginner's luck.

400

Crocodile tears

You seem to be crying crocodile tears at the thought of having to miss work tomorrow.

400

walk on eggshells

We always have to walk on eggshells around my neighbor. You never know what is going to make him angry. 

500

In a fog

I woke up in a fog today. I got dressed for work and then realized it was Saturday. 

500

Easy come, easy go

I won a lot of money at the casino last night but lost it on my way out. Oh well, easy come, easy go.

500

Fish out of water

When Danny first moved to the big city from the countryside, he was like a fish out of water

500

egg on your face

He told everyone the deal was happening, and if it falls through now he'll have egg on his face.

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