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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