Flashcards in American English Idioms - Thinking and Learning Deck (13)
That'll be the day
I think the Redskins might win the super bowl. Ha! That'll be the day.
Investing in that company is a safe bet. People will always buy toothpaste.
Touch and go
His condition at the hospital is touch and go. One moment they are thinking about releasing him, and the other they decide to keep him for longer.
Tie the knot
After ten years of dating they finally tied the knot.
Slip your mind
Your birthday totally slipped my mind. I'm so sorry I forgot!
Take some doing
You can't just say you're gonna do it. It's gonna take some doing.
One of my golden rules is to treat people like you would like to be treated.
Get the hang of
It's kinda hard to get the hang of the controls of this video game, but after awhile it gets easier.
Just like that
And just like that people stopped talking about invading Area 51 and posting the white cat memes.
Can't make head or tail of
I can't make heads or tails out of what he is trying to say. I'm so confused.
Have a go
Hey can I have a go? You've been playing for twenty minutes now.
We're gonna have a go if you keep bothering me.
You've got to learn to carry your weight around here. We can't just give everything to you without you working for something.