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Idioms Copyright © 2010 by Gamehinge Phrases using words without their dictionary meanings
Hit the nail on the head Driving in the nail Getting it right Trying too hard Getting it wrong Bending the nail
Shake a leg Wake up Start dancing Sit down Stop Speed up
Hit the road Jump up Stop snoring Go to sleep Take off Stand up
Jump the gun Run too fast Reach up Start too soon Hop the fence Go backwards
Throw in the towel Dry your ears Give up Brush your teeth Try hard Scratch your itch
Break a leg Whisper Tell the truth Yell louder Be careful Good luck
Piece of cake Sweet Difficult Easy Ordinary Tasty
Under the weather Getting rained on Feeling happy Staying dry Feeling sick Holding an umbrella
Off the hook Out of trouble Out of your mind Fish that got away Out of money Out of fish
Out of the blue Sad Tired Sleepy Upset Surprise
Killing time Breaking the clock Keeping quiet while thinking Holding back the hands of the clock Keeping busy while waiting Turning off the alarm
Chip on your shoulder Staying happy Staying friendly Staying wet Staying lonely Staying mad
Once in a blue moon Difficult Easy Unusual Ordinary Quick
The buck stops here Taking the money Giving the money back Taking the blame Taking a break Blaming someone else
On the fence Unhappy Unusual Unlucky Unreal Undecided
Rule of thumb Broken ruler Usually works Broken thumbnail Always works Never works
Out on a limb Climbing a tree Hanging around Stuck in a tree Having fun In trouble
Cut to the chase Start running Slow down Turn around Get to the point Never mind
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