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3 To use deduction skills to try to put meanings to phrases To learn some common English idioms To learn to use English idioms in conversation To translate idioms in your native language into English

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5 Pushing Up Daisies Means: Dead and buried.

6 A Piece of Cake Means: Something that is easy to do.

7 Sugar Coat Means: To make something difficult or distasteful appear more pleasant or acceptable.

8 Running Against the Clock Means: Rushed and short on time.

9 All in the Same Boat Means: Everyone is facing the same situation.

10 Apple of My Eye Means: Someone who is loved the most.

11 At a Drop of a Hat Means: D o something immediately.

12 Bend Over Backwards Means: Do anything to help.

13 Between a Rock and a Hard Place Means: To be stuck between two very bad options.

14 Bite Off More Than You Can Chew Means: To take on a task that is too big.

15 Drive Someone Up A Wall Means: Annoy someone a lot.

16 Find Your Feet Means: Become more comfortable in whatever you are doing.

17 Hit the Nail on the Head Means: Do something exactly right or say something exactly right.

18 Hold Your Horses Means: Be patient.

19 A Knee-Jerk Reaction Means: A response is quick and automatic.

20 Lend Me Your Ear Means: Listen to me.

21 Off the Hook Means: No longer have to deal with a bad situation.

22 Sitting on the Fence Means: You are undecided.

23 Over My Dead Body Means: You absolutely will not allow something to happen.

24 Put a Sock in It Means: Be quiet.

25 The Ball is in Your Court Means: It is your decision this time.

26 It is Water under the Bridge Means: Anything from the past that is not important anymore.

27 Smell the Roses Means: Take time to relax.

28 Have Your Head in the Clouds Means: Being unaware of what is going on.

29 It Takes Two to Tango Means: Something cannot happen without more than one person.

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