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“Dodge a bullet” means “to avoid something negative”. Example: I know you wanted to date George, but he wasn’t interested in you. I think you dodged a bullet because I heard he treats his girlfriends really badly.

“Dodge a bullet” means “to avoid something negative”. Example: I know you wanted to date George, but he wasn’t interested in you. I think you dodged a bullet because I heard he treats his girlfriends.

Idiom of the day: Rock the boat. Meaning: Do or say something that will destabilise a situation. Example: Don’t say anything that will rock the boat or you might lose your job.

Idiom of the day: Rock the boat. Meaning: Do or say something that will destabilise a situation. Example: Don’t say anything that will rock the boat or you might lose your job.

“Frog in my throat” means “to be unable to speak clearly because your throat feels dry or blocked”.  Example: In the interview I got a frog in my throat and had to cough many times before I could answer the questions.

“Frog in my throat” means “to be unable to speak clearly because your throat feels dry or blocked”. Example: In the interview I got a frog in my throat and had to cough many times before I could answer the questions.

“Second banana” is a person who is less important than his or her partner.  Example: I am the president of the company, and my second banana is my vice-president.

“Second banana” is a person who is less important than his or her partner. Example: I am the president of the company, and my second banana is my vice-president. Get our apps for learning English:.

“Up to scratch” means “at an acceptable standard or quality”.  Example: Claire went out last night instead of spending time working so I’m not surprised that her essay was not up to scratch.

“Up to scratch” means “at an acceptable standard or quality”. Example: Claire went out last night instead of spending time working so I’m not surprised that her essay was not up to scratch. Origin: This idiom originates from early boxing matches when.

“Put the record straight” means “to make things clear, to explain something”.  Example: Jane’s mother heard that Tom is a married man, but he put the record straight. He’s divorced.

“Put the record straight” means “to make things clear, to explain something”. Example: Jane’s mother heard that Tom is a married man, but he put the record straight. He’s divorced.

“Be left out in the cold” means “to be ignored, forgotten and neglected”. Example: As soon as she went to the table where the group was sitting, they stopped talking. She was left out in the cold.

“Be left out in the cold” means “to be ignored, forgotten and neglected”. Example: As soon as she went to the table where the group was sitting, they stopped talking.

“On second thought” means “to change your opinion about something”.Example: On second thought we decided that it would be too expensive to fly, so we took a bus instead.

On second thought” means “to change your opinion about something”Example: On second thought we decided that it would be too expensive to fly, so we took a bus instead.

“New kid on the block” is someone who is new in a place or organization. Example: I’m just the new kid on the block. I’ve only been working here for a month. Get our apps for learning English: learzing.com

“New kid on the block” is someone who is new in a place or organization. Example: I’m just the new kid on the block. Get our apps for learning English: lear

“Give somebody the benefit of the doubt” means “to believe someone or something”.  Example: She said she was late because her flight was canceled, and we gave her the benefit of the doubt.

"Give somebody the benefit of the doubt" means "to believe someone or something". Example: She said she was late because her flight was canceled, and we gave her the benefit of the doubt.

“Give somebody a piece of your mind” means “to speak angrily to someone because they have done something wrong”.  Example: I’m going to give that mechanic a piece of my mind if the car’s not fixed this time.

idiomland: “ “Give somebody a piece of your mind” means “to speak angrily to someone because they have done something wrong”. Example: I’m going to give that mechanic a piece of my mind if the car’s not fixed this time.