Idioms and Phrases

Idioms and Phrases :

Threaded his way out- walked carefully through.

Take the cloth- to become a priest.

Talk turkey- to discuss a problem with a real intension to solve it.

Tit for tat- an action done to revenge against a person who has done some wrong to you

To crow over- to triumph over someone

to blow a fuse- to turn someone angry

though thick and thin- under all conditions

to bell the cat- to take great risks

To look through colored glasses- to look the things not as they are

Taking to a brick wall- taking with a no response

Turned a deaf ear- disregarded

Take a back seat- choose to decrease involvement

Tables are turned- When the tables are turned, the situation has changed giving the advantage to the party who had previously been at a disadvantage

Take someone under your wing- If you take someone under your wing, you look after them while they are learning something

Take your medicine- If you take your medicine, you accept the consequences of something you have done wrong

Talking to a brick wall- If you talk to someone and they do not listen to you, it is like talking to a brick wall

Taste of your own medicine- If you give someone a taste of their own medicine, you do something bad to someone that they have done to you to teach them a lesson

The apple does not fall far from the tree- Offspring grow up to be like their parents

Through thick and thin- If someone supports you through thick and thin, they support you during good times and bad

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