101 American English Idioms: Understanding and Speaking by Harry Collis

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She's liable to raise a stink if she finds something missing. I'm sure that there will be no problem. She's borrowed some of my things before, and I've never said anything. I really doubt that she will protest very strongly. 53 Section Five Clothes Make the Man (and Woman) 54 Wet Blanket (dull or boring person who spoils the happiness of others) James was not invited to go on the outing with the rest of the group because he's such a wet blanket. On many previous occasions he has kept others from enjoying themselves by his pessimism and lack of enthusiasm.

We kind of guessed that you had some concealed plan and were waiting for the right time to reveal it. Well, I didn't want to say anything until I was sure she could come. 57 Dressed to Kill (wear one's finest clothing) The reception for the new Swedish ambassador at the Jennison's was quite lavish. Naturally, everybody was dressed to kill. Since it was a formal occasion, everyone was dressed in their finest, most elegant clothes. 58 Give Someone the Slip (make a getaway) The police were chasing the thief through the streets of the city, but he managed to give them the slip.

That would have really bothered me too. ) For the past three hours Jerry had been trying to convince Linda to go to the art exhibition with him. " Jerry didn't like to be told to go away in such, a forceful manner. Nevertheless, he finally stopped trying to get Linda to attend the exhibition. 51 Kick the Bucket (die) It's been said that the old man knew of a buried treasure, but lie kicked the bucket before telling anyone where it was. If the treasure exists, the old man unfortunately took the secret of its location with him when he died.

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