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Make your hair stand on end 吓得人寒毛直竖
What makes your hair stand on end? ...
ON PAPER: in theory, supposedly. Often used in financial contexts. He’s a millionaire on paper, but most of his money is in stocks that could go down at any time.
ON PAPER: in theory, supposedly. Often used in financial con ...
🖤Idiom 🖤”To give someone pause for thought” – to cause someone to think carefully or hesitate before doing something 🖤”The experiment was not a success which gave the researchers pause for thought.” 🖤”The advice of the coach gave the players pause for thought.”
🖤Idiom 🖤”To give someone pause for thought” &#82 ...
BIG WHOOP: that’s not impressive; big deal.
BIG WHOOP: that’s not impressive; big deal. ...
Useful words.
Useful words. nitter.cz/Rainmaker1973/status/175628810208612 ...
💙Idiom 💙”Slice of the cake” – a share of something (money etc.) 💙”The government wants a slice of the cake from the new business.” 💙”The business is doing well and the workers want a slice of the cake.” 💙”Everybody is working hard so should get a slice of the cake.”
💙Idiom 💙”Slice of the cake” – a share of s ...
WHAT’S THE MATTER: what’s wrong? what are you upset about? You’re looking very sad. What’s the matter?
WHAT’S THE MATTER: what’s wrong? what are you up ...
💙Phrasal Verb 💙”To get around to do/doing something” – to finally find time to do something 💙”Hopefully, I will get around to starting the project today.” 💙”I have not got around to writing the email.” 💙”The building manager finally got around to repairing the window.”
💙Phrasal Verb 💙”To get around to do/doing something&#8 ...
FOR THE BIRDS (U.S.): unimportant, worthless, insignificant. This mall is for the birds. Let’s try shopping downtown.
FOR THE BIRDS (U.S.): unimportant, worthless, insignificant. ...
ASK (n.): request. This is new but quite common in colloquial English. <> A pipe dream is something you want but that is unlikely to happen.
ASK (n.): request. This is new but quite common in colloquia ...