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Flashcards in American English Idioms - Life Situations Deck (12)
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1

In the same boat

I'm right there with you. We're in the same boat. We're in the same situation.

2

Mr. Right

I finally found my Mr. Right. We've been dating for a year and I think he is the one.

3

Get your act together.

I don't what's gotten into you. You aren't doing well. Get your act together. Prepare yourself for action.

4

Hot water

He's in hot water now with his boss. He's in big trouble.

5

In your shoes

If I were in your shoes I would do things differently. If I were in your situation, that is.

6

Off the hook

I'll let you off the hook this time, but next time you're in trouble, mister.

7

Life in the fast lane

He's always living life in the fast lane. One day his reckless behavior is going to cost him.

8

Fish out of water

I'm a fish out of water here. I'm not used to this type of thing at all.

9

Rat race

It's a rat race out there, trying to make it rich on the stock market.

10

Keep your head above water

I feel like I'm barely able to keep my head above water in my new job. It don't know if I can survive this.

11

On a roll

I've been on a roll lately. I enjoy success again and again.

12

Put your feet up

Put your feet up and relax.