Flashcards in American English Idioms - Action Deck (13)
Piece of cake
The homework assignment was a piece of cake. It was super easy.
Take your time
Don't work too fast. Take your time.
Catch someone red handed
I caught him red handed. He ate my last granola bar.
By the book
We're gonna go by the book during the interview process.
Turn the tables
It's not too late for the team to turn the tables and to win this one.
In the thick of
He really is in the thick of it right now. He is having a hard time.
It's good to touch base with my parents back home now and then.
The gloves are off
Man they are really going at it. The gloves are off! Holy cow!
Do the trick
A little more. A little more. Yep. That'll do the trick.
Step on it
We're gonna be late to our meeting. Step on it!
Miss the boat
If you don't hurry up, we're gonna miss the boat on this opportunity.
On the line
His life is on the line. I don't know if he is going to make it.