Idioms and Phrases

Idioms and Phrases :

Get off the hook- free from all obligations

Give-up the ghost- to die

Got the slap on the wrist- got light punishment

Give someone a bird- make fun

Got the wind up- to be scared

Get a raw deal- not treated equally

Gift of the gab- talent of speaking, if someone has the gift of the gab, they speak in a persuasive and interesting way

Gives cold shoulder- to ignore

Get your wires crossed- If people get their wires cross, they misunderstand each other, especially when making arrangements.('Get your lines crossed' is also used.)

Give me five- If someone says this, they want to hit your open hand against theirs as a Way of congratulation or greeting

Give me a hand- If someone gives you a hand, they help you

Give someone a piece of your mind- If you give someone a piece of your mind, you criticize them strongly and angrily.

Go bananas- If you go bananas, you are wild with excitement, anxiety or worry

Go tell it to birds- This is used when someone says something that is not credible or is a lie

Go under the hammer- If something goes under the hammer, it is sold in an auction

Graveyard shift- If you have to work very late at night, it is the graveyard shift

Grease monkey- A grease monkey is an idiomatic term for a mechanic

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