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1

Piece of cake

The homework assignment was a piece of cake. It was super easy.

2

Take your time

Don't work too fast. Take your time.

3

Catch someone red handed

I caught him red handed. He ate my last granola bar.

4

By the book

We're gonna go by the book during the interview process.

5

Turn the tables

It's not too late for the team to turn the tables and to win this one.

6

In the thick of

He really is in the thick of it right now. He is having a hard time.

7

Touch base

It's good to touch base with my parents back home now and then.

8

The gloves are off

Man they are really going at it. The gloves are off! Holy cow!

9

Do the trick

A little more. A little more. Yep. That'll do the trick.

10

Step on it

We're gonna be late to our meeting. Step on it!

11

Miss the boat

If you don't hurry up, we're gonna miss the boat on this opportunity.

12

On the line

His life is on the line. I don't know if he is going to make it.

13

On top of

Man, you're really on top of it today. You are doing a really good job.