• all's well that ends well - a successful outcome is worth the effort
  • at the end of one's rope - at the limit of one's ability to cope
  • bark worse than one's bite - not as bad-tempered as one appears
  • bend over backwards - try very hard
  • bite the bullet - endure in a difficult situation
  • bite the dust - go down in defeat
  • blow it - fail at something
  • bury the hatchet - make peace
  • cat got your tongue? - can't talk?
  • come alive - brighten up and become active
  • cough up - give unwillingly
  • different strokes for different folks - everyone has different interests and tastes
  • dressed to kill - wear one's finest clothing
  • dressed to the teeth - dressed elegantly
  • drive someone up a wall - annoy someone greatly
  • duck soup - easy, effortless
  • an early bird catches the worm - arriving early gives one an advantage
  • eating someone - bothering or worrying someone
  • eyes are bigger than one's stomach - take more food than one can eat
  • face the music - accept the consequences
  • feed someone a line - deceive someone
  • feel like a million dollars - feel wonderful
  • fishy - strange and suspicious
  • for a song - for very little money
  • for the birds - uninteresting and meaningless
  • fork over - hand over, give
  • get away clean - escape punishment
  • get in someone's hair - bother or distract someone
  • get off some's back - stop bothering someone
  • get the ax - be dismissed, fired
  • get the ball rolling - initiate action
  • get the jump on someone - get the advantage over someone
  • get up on the wrong side of the bed - wake up in a bad mood
  • give it one's best shot - try hard
  • give someone the slip - make a getaway
  • go fly a kite - go away!
  • go to bat for someone - help out and support someone
  • go to the dogs - become rundown
  • hang on - persevere
  • have the world by the tail - be successful and happy
  • hit the ceiling - become very angry
  • hit the hay - go to bed
  • horse around - play around
  • horse of a different color - quite a different matter
  • hot under the collar - extremely angry
  • if the shoe fits, wear it - admit the truth
  • in stitches - laughing very hard
  • in the hole - in debt
  • jump down someone's throat - become angry with someone
  • jump the gun - to be hasty
  • keep under one's hat - keep something a secret
  • kick the bucket - die
  • kick up one's heels - celebrate
  • knock someone's socks off - enthuse and excite
  • leave someone high and dry - abandon someone
  • lemon - something defective
  • let sleeping dogs lie - do not agitate a potential source of trouble
  • let the cat out of the bag - inform beforehand
  • lose one's shirt - lose a great deal of money
  • make a splash - be successful and attract attention
  • make ends meet - pay one's bills
  • mind one's P's and Q's - take care in speech and action
  • money talks - money can influence people
  • not have a leg to stand on - to have no good defense for one's opinion or actions
  • on ice - set aside for future use
  • on one's last legs - sick and failing
  • on the line - in danger of being lost
  • out of the woods - out of danger
  • out on a limb - in a risky position
  • paint the town red - carouse and have a good time
  • pay through the nose - pay too high a price
  • people who live in glass houses shouldn't throw stones - one should not criticize when one is equally at fault
  • play it by ear - improvise as one goes along
  • pull someone's leg - fool someone
  • pull strings - exert influence
  • put one's money where one's mouth is - follow through with a stated intention
  • raise a stink - protest strongly
  • scrach someone's back - return a favor
  • sell someone down the river - betray someone
  • sell someone short - underestimate someone
  • shake a leg - hurry
  • shape up or ship out - behave properly or leave
  • shoot off one's mouth - express one's opinions loudly
  • shoot the breeze - chat informally
  • sitting pretty - in a fortunate position
  • smell a rat - feel that something is wrong
  • snow job - insincere talk
  • spill the beans - reveal a secret
  • spread oneself too thin - become involved in too many activities
  • stick out one's neck - take a risk
  • stick to one's guns - maintain one's position
  • straight from the horse's mouth - from a reliable source
  • string someone along - lead someone on dishonestly
  • take the bull by the horns - take decisie action in a difficult situation
  • talk through one's hat - make foolish statements
  • tongue-in-cheek - not serious
  • toot one's own horn - boast
  • turn someone off - disgust someone
  • up one's sleeve - concealed
  • wet blanket - dull or boring person who spoils the happiness of others

 

 

Reference: [http://www.balki.net/home/101idioms.htm] by Sanay Mg Mg (ကိုသူရ)

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