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1A Babe In The WoodsWhat do you know? You are just a babe in the woods
2A Bed Of RosesWorking here is no bed of roses.
3A Big Fish In A Small PondHe's just a big fish in a small pond.
4A Big Frog In A Small PondHe's just a big frog in a small pond
5A Bird's Eye ViewThis photo, taken from an airplane, gives you a bird's eye view.
6A Bitter Pill To SwallowSpending a week in the psychiatric hospital was a bitter pill to swallow, but Jake really needed to do it.
7A Blessing In DisguiseWhen I first lost that job, I was upset. But it turned out to be a blessing in disguise.
8A Breath Of Fresh AirI love having this new student in my class. His positive attitude is a breath of fresh air.
9A Bundle Of NervesI have to give a speech tomorrow, and I am a bundle of nerves.
10A Case In PointJane called. She will be late for this morning's meeting. Reply: Case in point. We really cannot rely on her.
11A Case Of Mistaken IdentityAre you sure you are not Don Johnson? Reply: Really, I am not. It must be a case of mistaken identity.
12A Change Of PaceWhat would you like me to make for dinner? Reply: Let's have sushi, for a change of pace.
13A Change Of SceneryI just got back from Florida. Reply: That must have been a change of scenery.
14A Chip Off The Old BlockDid you meet Bill's son at the picnic yesterday? He's just like Bill! Reply: He's a chip off the old block.
15A Chip On Your ShoulderHe lost his game this morning, and now he has a chip on his shoulder.
16A CopycatStop copying my answers. You copycat! (rude)
17A Diamond In The RoughHave you spoken with Jean before? Isn't she a diamond in the rough.
18A Dream Come TrueBecoming a movie star was a dream come true.
19A Fool And His Money Are Easily PartedHow is it that you left home with 20 dollars but you come home with nothing? A fool and his money are easily parted!
20A Foregone ConclusionI knew they would lose. It was a foregone conclusion.
21A Friend In Need Is A Friend IndeedHey buddy, how's it going? You look good. I love your jacket. Do you think you can give me a ride home? Reply: A friend in need is a friend indeed.
22A Game That Two Can PlayShe told the teacher what I did, but that's a game that two can play.
23A Hearbeat AwayIf the president dies, who becomes the new president? Reply: The vice president. He's a heartbeat away from the presidency.
24A Heartbeat AwayIf the president dies, who becomes the new president? Reply: The vice president. He's a heartbeat away from the presidency.
25A Lost CauseMy uncle Bob fails at everything he does. He is a lost cause.
26A Penny Saved Is A Penny EarnedYou need to stop wasting money. A penny saved is a penny earned.
27A Show Of HandsStudents, lets have a show of hands from everyone who would like to go to the museum.
28A Slap On The WristHe should be in jail for what he did, but he got off with just a slap on the wrist.
29A Standing OfferYou have a standing offer to join us for dinner whenever you like.
30A Taste Of Your Own MedicineDid you see those two people cutting in front of us in line just now? Let's cut in front of them and give them a taste of their own medicine!
31Above AverageAre you a very good tennis player? Reply: I'm above average.
32Absence Makes The Heart Grow FonderDoes it bother you that your husband goes away on long business trips? Reply: No. The time we have spent apart has been good for us. Absence makes the heart grow fonder.
33Acknowledge Receipt Of ItAs soon as you get the package, please call me to acknowledge receipt.
34Advise Against SomethingDo you recommend that I talk with the boss? Reply: I would advise against it.
35All Bark (And No Bite)That new manager threatened to fire me again, but I know he won't do it. He's all bark and no bite.
36All In One PieceBe careful. I want you home all in one piece.
37All In The Same BoatWe can't fight against each other. We need to work together. We're all in the same boat!
38All Out WarIt used to be they occasionally fired a missile. Now it's all out war.
39An About FaceIf you ever discover that you are walking down a dangerous street, it is best to do an about face and walk in the other direction.
40An Arm And A LegHow much did you pay for that watch? Answer: An arm and a leg.
41An Axe To GrindTell your brother that I have an axe to grind with him!
42Back And ForthWhat fun could it be playing tennis? They just hit the ball back and forth all day.
43Back Me UpI told my mom we were at the baseball game last night. Back my up.
44Back The Wrong HorseWho did you bet on in the superbowl? Reply: Arizona. Answer: Ouch. You backed the wrong horse.
45Back To Square OneAfter all that work, they decided not to hire me. Reply: Back to square one.
46Bad Blood Between PeopleMy brother and I haven't spoken since childhood. There is a lot of bad blood between us.
47Bank On SomethingI will be there. You can bank on it.
48Barking Up The Wrong TreeIf you are looking for someone to lend you money, don't talk to me. You're barking up the wrong tree.
49Be Swimming In SomethingDo you have any ketchup left? Reply: We are swimming in it.
50Be The Spitting Image Of SomeonePeople say I am the spitting image of my mother.
51Be Used To SomethingDoes it bother you that the toilet stops working like that? Reply: No, I'm used to it.
52Bear A Grudge Against SomeoneI really do feel bad it happened. Reply: Don't worry. She won't bear a grudge.
53Beating A Dead HorseI'd like to talk with you again about what happened. Reply: Oh, come on. Let's not beat a dead horse.
54Beating A Path To Your DoorI don't see anyone beating a path to your door.
55Beating Him At His Own GameShe was the star of our school's tennis team, and I still beat her. Reply: You beat her at her own game.
56Before You Know ItEnjoy your freedom! Before you know it, you'll be married and settling down with children.
57Behind The TimesMy grandfather wears black socks with his shorts. Reply: He is so behind the times.
58Bend Over BackwardsWe bent over backwards to help him, and he never even thanked us!
59Better Late Than NeverHere is my final paper. Sorry it is so late. Reply: Better late than never.
60Bite Your Head OffI'm sorry you had a bad day, but you don't have to bite my head off.
61Bite Your TongueI wanted to tell her what I really thought of her dress, but I just bit my tongue.
62Blowing Your Own TrumpetIs Deb still talking about the deal she made? Reply: Yes, she's blowing her own trumpet.
63Breaking The NewsIt is the goal of every great reporter to break the news.
64Bring Home The BaconI go to work every day to bring home the bacon.
65Brushing Up OnAre you going to brush up on your Spanish before you go to Mexico?
66Bump IntoI saw you with Jane at the supermarket. Reply: Yes, we just bumped into each other.
67Burning The Candle At Both EndsWould you like to go to a party tonight? Reply: I can't. I'm way too tired. I've been burning the candle at both ends all week.
68Call It OffHow did your party go? Reply: Oh. We had to call it off.
69Call The Meeting To OrderEveryone quiet down so we can call this meeting to order.
70Call The RollEveryone be quiet. I'm going to call the roll.
71Can I Get A Rain Check?He was going to take me to the park, but it rained, so I got a rain check.
72Can't Cut The MustardDid you hear that Williams got fired? Reply: Yes. He couldn't cut the mustard.
73Can't Help But Do SomethingWhen she said that, I couldn't help but laugh.
74Can't Make Heads Or Tails Out Of Someone Or SomethingI'm looking at your computer program right now, but I can't make heads or tails out of it.
75Carrying It A Bit Too FarIt is okay to make jokes during class, but you are carrying it a bit too far.
76Crying Over Spilled MilkWe came so close. Really. We almost won that game! Reply: There's no use crying over spilled milk.
77Crying WolfMom, Dad! Can you come to my room? I think there is something under my bed! Reply: Son, you just go back to bed, and stop crying wolf.
78Dart In And OutIs Jean around the office? Reply: Yes, she has been darting in and out all day.
79Do One's Own ThingMy brother has always been like that. He does his own thing.
80Doing Your HomeworkJohn is an excellent lawyer. He always does his homework.
81Don't Burn Your BridgesOn his last day on the job he got in a huge fight with his boss. Answer: Why would he want to go burning his bridges like that? Someday he might want to work there again.
82Don't Count Your Chickens (Until They've Hatched)Do you think that Bill is going to offer you a promotion this month? Reply: I won't count my chickens until they have hatched.
83Don't Put All Your Eggs In One BasketMy father is a very careful investor; he never puts all of his eggs in one basket.
84Don't Put The Cart Before The HorseHey! First we attach it, then we put on the chains. Don't put the cart before the horse.
85Down The StreetWhere does your grandmother live? Reply: She's just down the street.
86Down To EarthYour brother is great. He's so down to earth.
87Down To The WireWhat a close race. Reply: It's down to the wire.
88Drastic Times Call For Drastic MeasuresSales have been slow and we had to let go three of our employees; drastic times call for drastic measures.
89Dry SpellWe've been having quite a dry spell lately; it hasn't rained in over two weeks.
90Early To Bed, Early To Rise, Makes A Man Healthy, Wealthy, And WiseAll of his life, my grandfather went to bed early and got up with the sun. Reply: Early to bed, early to rise, makes a man healthy wealthy and wise.
91Earn One's KeepYou did a lot of work today. Reply: I'm just earning my keep.
92Eating Away At YouWhat she said this morning has really been eating away at me.
93Fair And Fair AlikePeter is getting two candies but I am only getting one! Answer: You had two candies earlier today, so now you are even; fair and fair alike.
94Fair And SquareYou cheated! Reply: I did not! I beat you fair and square.
95Fair GameRyan is getting out of the car here, so the front seat is fair game.
96Falling Flat On Your FaceHow did your first day of class go? Reply: I fell flat on my face.
97Familiarity Breeds ContemptThose two have been living together for too long. They don't speak a word to each other. Reply: Familiarity breeds contempt.
98Fish For SomethingYou keep asking where I was last night. What are you fishing for?
99Fixed In Your WaysI tried many different things when I was young, but I'm older now and more fixed in my ways.
100For Crying Out LoudShe is a swimsuit model, for crying out loud. Of course they are going to stare at her.
101For LifeDid you know that wolves mate for life?
102Forbidden FruitThe boss's daughter may be pretty, but remember that she is forbidden fruit.
103Fresh Out Of SomethingSorry, but we are fresh out of tomatoes.
104Generous To A FaultMy grandfather's was generous to a fault. He gave away all of his money. Reply: But he did help a lot of people.
105Give Him The SlipQuick- there is a police car behind us; let's give him the slip!
106Go Back To The Drawing BoardIt looks like my plan to kill the weeds in the garden has failed. Back to the drawing board.
107Go Sky HighHave you seen the price of milk lately? It has gone sky high.
108Going Against The GrainWhy can't you just do it the way everyone else does? Why do you always have to go against the grain?
109Great Minds Think AlikeI was just thinking to call you, then the phone rang and it was you calling me. Reply: Great minds think alike.
110Hands DownThat was hands down the best movie I have seen all year.
111Have A Go At SomethingWould you like to play goalie today? Reply: Sure, I'll have a go at it.
112Have A Green ThumbMy grandmother has a green thumb. You should see her garden.
113Have Something Down PatDid you memorize the speech? Reply: I''ve got it down pat.
114I GuessWhy is that dog eating that stick? Reply: He's hungry, I guess.
115I'd Give My Right Arm For ThatI would give my right arm for a car like that.
116Icing On The CakeToday I was promoted to head of the department! And they decided to raise my pay! Answer: Wow! Icing on the cake!
117Idle Hands Are The Devil's ToolsMy mother taught me that children should always be kept busy; idle hands are the devil's tools!
118If It Ain't Broke, Don't Fix ItYou think Tiger Woods should change his golf swing? Are you kidding? If it ain't broke, don't fix it.
119If It's Not One Thing, It's AnotherFirst the car broke down, and now I can't find my keys! If it's not one thing, it's another!
120If You Can't Beat Them, Join ThemWhen did you change teams? Reply: Hey: If you can't beat them, join them.
121If You Can't Stand The Heat, Get Out Of The KitchenI wanted this job at first, but now I don't know if I can handle it. Reply: If you can't stand the heat, get out of the kitchen.
122In A PinchTake this 20 dollars. Use it in a pinch.
123In DisguiseDid that octopus just change color? Reply: Yes. He's in disguise.
124In The DarkDid you understand question number three? Answer: Not at all, I was totally in the dark.
125In The Heat Of The MomentYou never really know for sure what you will do in the heat of the moment.
126Its Anyone's CallWho do you think will win this election? Answer: Its anyone's call.
127Join Forces With MeIf we join forces, nothing can stop us.
128Jump Through HoopsWhy haven't you opened your restaurant yet? Reply: They have us jumping through hoops to get the license.
129Keep A Stiff Upper LipNo matter what happens, I want you to keep a stiff upper lip.
130Lend Me Your EarCould you lend me your ear for a minute? I need to talk with you about something.
131Lost His HeadI got so angry yesterday. I completely lost my head.
132Making A MistakeI'm not good at cooking because I am too afraid of making a mistake.
133Method To My MadnessGive me a moment to explain; there is method to my madness.
134Misery Loves CompanyShe's not happy, so she wants the rest of us to suffer too! Reply: Misery loves company.
135Necessity Is The Mother Of InventionYou will find a way to do it. When you have to, you do. Reply: Necessity is the mother of invention.
136Neither A Borrower, Nor A Lender Be{from Hamlet by William Shakespeare; Polonius speaking: Neither a borrower, nor a lender be; For loan oft loses both itself and friend} @Could you lend me twenty dollars? Answer: Sorry, neither a borrower nor a lender be.
137Never Been So LuckyI got off the bus in West Seattle, turned around, and you were there. I've never been so lucky.
138No Ifs, Ands, Or Buts About ItYou are going to bed right now. No ifs, ands or buts about it.
139No Pain, No GainTo play at that level, you are going to have to practice all of the time, you know. Reply: No pain, no gain.
140Not A ChanceDo you think you will be able to finish your report by five o'clock today? Answer: Not a chance. I'll be busy in meetings all day.
141Off Again, On AgainWith this rain today, our baseball game has been off again, on again.
142Off One's RockerI've decided I'm going to fight him. Reply: Are you off your rocker? He'll kill you!
143Off The HookWe've caught you again, but this time you won't get off the hook so easily!
144Old As The HillsI love your grandfather's house. It's as old as the hills.
145Over My HeadDid you get that last question on the test? Reply: No, it was over my head.
146Pack A PunchDon't fight with him. He can really pack a punch.
147Pass AwayI was so sorry to to learn that your grandfather passed away.
148Paying The PriceIf you drink and drive, you will pay the price.
149People Who Live In Glass Houses Should Not Throw StonesLook at that shirt you are wearing! Did you buy that back in the '80s?! Answer: Hey, you're not so young yourself; people who live in glass houses should not throw stones!
150Practice Makes PerfectSee how fast you are getting better at the piano? Practice makes perfect.
151Practice What You PreachYou keep telling me how to hit the ball. Why don't you practice what you preach?
152Protest Too MuchYou do like that girl, don't you? Answer: No! I don't! Not at all! Why do you think so? Reply: You protest too much. #Protest too much comes from Hamlet by William Shakespeare; the Queen speaking: The lady doth protest too much, methinks. (Note: people do not usually use the word methinks when they are speaking English today.) To protest too much is to insist so passionately about something not being true that people suspect the opposite of what you are saying.
153Roll Out The Red CarpetOur most important client will be in town tomorrow, so let's all roll out the red carpet and take him out to dinner.
154Rome Was Not Built In One DayAre you still working on that same painting? Answer: Hey! Rome was not built in one day!
155Rub Salt In An Old WoundHey- do you remember that time you were giving a speech and you dropped your laptop computer? Answer: Oh please, let's not rub salt in old wounds!
156Second NatureShe started playing the piano when she was very young; now it is like second nature to her.
157Second RateThat restaurant last night was really second rate. Reply: Oh, that's too bad.
158Set Someone Or Something On FireWhat set him on fire? Reply: I don't know. He's been this way all morning.
159Sit In On SomethingDo you mind if I sit in on your class?
160Sit Something OutLet's play another game. Reply: I'm going to sit this one out.
161Sit Up And Take NoticeAfter I read my paper for the class. That is when everyone sat up and took notice.
162Six Of One, A Half Dozen Of The OtherI say she's a stewardess. She says she's a flight attendant. It's six of one, a half-dozen of the other.
163Sleep InI won't be at the early meeting tomorrow. I'm sleeping in.
164Take A NapEvery day after lunch my grandfather takes a nap.
165Take It On The ChinJohn totally attacked her during that presentation, but she just took it on the chin.
166Take Off One's Hat To SomeoneNice job on the presentation, Bill. Second person: Yes, Bill. I really take my hat off to you.
167Take One's TimeYou are going to be late. Why are you taking your time?
168Take Someone Under One's WingsThis new gal at the office is doing so well, now that Terry has taken her under her wings.
169Take The Bull By The HornsThat was a tough situation. Thanks for taking the bull by the horns.
170The Ball Is In Your CourtThe seller has offered us the house for $250,000; the ball is in our court. What should we do?
171The Be All And The End AllYou will have more and better jobs in your career. This company is not the be all and end all.
172The Best Of Both WorldsYou can either get up early tomorrow and get a lot of work done, or you can stay out late tonight and have fun with your friends, but you can't have the best of both worlds.
173The Bottom LineWe have no money left. That is the bottom line.
174The Grass Is Always Greener On The Other Side Of The FenceI wish our house were as big as theirs. Reply: The grass is always greener on the other side of the fence.
175The Road To Hell Is Paved With Good IntentionsReally, I never meant to hurt anybody... Reply: The road to hell is paved with good intentions.
176The Sky Is The LimitFor people who work hard at this company, the sky's the limit.
177The Squeaky Wheel Gets The OilEvery time that baby cries, they just run around and give him whatever he wants. Reply: The squeaky wheel gets the oil.
178The Squeeky Wheel Gets The OilEvery time that baby cries, they just run around and give him whatever he wants. Reply: The squeeky wheel gets the oil.
179The Straw That Broke The Camel's BackYou broke a lot of rules and we tried to ignore it. But stealing money from us was the straw that broke the camel's back. We're sending you home to your parents.
180The Writing On The WallAt that point, the writing was on the wall; we all knew the company was going out of business.
181To be in good handsอยู่ภายใต้การดูแลหรือคุ้มครองที่ดี
182To Err Is Human, To Forgive DivineI am still angry about what my manager did yesterday! Answer: It is best to just let it go; to err is human, to forgive divine.
183Under The GunEveryone at the office has been under the gun since this new manager arrived.
184Wasting Your BreathYou can tell him not to do it, but you are just wasting your breath. He will do it anyway.
185Wear Your Heart On Your SleeveShe is kind of player who never hides how she's feeling. One look at her and you know if she's winning or losing. Reply: She wears her heart on her sleeve.
186Weather PermittingWe are planning to go to the beach this weekend, weather permitting.
187Weed Someone Or Something OutWe need to find which programs are wasting more money, and weed them out.
188Wet BlanketLet's not bring John to the party. He is such a wet blanket.
189What goes around comes aroundWhat goes around, goes around, goes around Comes all the way back aroundกงเกวียนกำเกวียน
190What's Done Is DoneThe turkey is ruined. What's done is done. Let's just go out to dinner and forget about it.
191What's The Good Of Something?What's the good of fixing it if it is just going to break again, anyway?
192What's With Someone?What's with Bob? Reply: His wife left him. Answer: Oh, that's too bad. I could tell something was bothering him.
193Wine And DineHow was your business trip? Answer: Great- they wined and dined us all week.
194Work Someone OverI heard your brother was robbed. Reply: Yes, and they worked him over before they took his wallet.
195Yield The Right Of WayThe law says that even if the light are green, drivers must yield the right of way to pedestrians.
196You Can Lead A Horse To Water, But You Can't Make It DrinkI told her exactly what to do, but she didn't listen to me. Reply: You can lead a horse to water, but you can't make it drink.
197You Can't Judge A Book By Its CoverHe dresses in plain clothes and drives an old car. Who would know he is the richest man in town? Reply: You can't judge a book by its cover.
198You Can't Please EveryoneJen is quite upset that she did not get the job. Reply: Well, you can't please everyone.
199You Can't Teach An Old Dog New TricksI have been trying to teach my dad to use the computer, but he is never going to get it. Reply: You can't teach an old dog new tricks.
200You Scratch My Back And I'll Scratch YoursI would really appreciate it if you introduce me to him... You scratch my back, I'll scratch yours.

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