Ch. 1 Idioms
Ch. 2 Idioms
Ch. 3 Idioms
Ch. 4 Idioms
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100

This means "to try something."

What is give it a shot?

100

This is another way to say "at the end of the day..."

What is the bottom line?

100

Another way to say "rarely."

What is once in a blue moon?

100

Another way to say "every day."

What is day in and day out?

100

This is a woman's last name before she gets married.

What is maiden name?

200

This is what you say to someone when you like what you hear.

What is now you're talking?

200

This is another way to say you are tired of something or annoyed with something.

What is fed up with?

200

Another way to say "really bored."

What is bored to death/tears?

200

To go out of business or shut down permanently.

What is close down?

200

Shrimp, lobsters, and crabs all belong to this category.

What is shellfish?

300

This is what you can ask someone when you want to know what is bothering them.

What is what's eating you?

300

This means "in order to avoid."

What is so as not to?

300

This has two meanings. One of them means to cheat on one's partner.

What is fool around?

300

If you don't have enough money to pay your bills at the end of the month, then we can say you are "__________."

What is living from paycheck to paycheck?

300

This is a waterproof cloth that you can use to protect yourself (or your roof) from rain.

What is a tarp?

400

This is when people get along really well in a short period of time.

What is hit it off?

400

When you don't need something, you can "_______ it."

What is do without?

400

To continue something even if though you may want to quit.

What is stick it out?

400

If you have enough money to pay for your basic living costs and nothing else, we can say that you "__________."

What is get by?

400
This is another way to say that you are working a side job or freelancing in addition to your main job.

What is moonlighting?

500

When another person tells you something you think is impossible, you can reply with this.

What is that'll be the day?

500

You can say this when you are looking back at something in the past and can see it clearly.

What is in hindsight?

500

If you are not focused on the task you are doing, we can say "__________."

What is your mind is wandering?

500

Your friend tells you that he is going to get a good score the TOEFL exam, but you know he doesn't speak English. You can say this to him.

What is that's wishful thinking?

500

This word has two meanings. One of them means "dependent on other people."

What is needy?
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