"Fresh off the boat" means "newly arrived from a foreign place". Example: I'm not fresh off the boat. I know what's going on. #idiom #idioms #slang #saying #sayings #phrase #phrases #expression #expressions #english #englishlanguage #learnenglish #studyenglish #language #vocabulary #efl #esl #tesl #tefl #toefl #ielts #toeic #boat

"Fresh off the boat" means "newly arrived from a foreign place". Example: I'm not fresh off the boat.

"Lay it on thick" means "to exaggerate or overstate". #idiom #idioms #slang #saying #sayings #phrase #phrases #expression #expressions #english #englishlanguage #learnenglish #studyenglish #language #vocabulary #efl #esl #tesl #tefl #toefl #ielts #toeic

Idiom of the day: Lay it on thick. Meaning: To exaggerate or overstate.

"In your birthday suit" means "naked". Example: We used to go down to the river and swim in our birthday suits. #idiom #idioms #saying #sayings #phrase #phrases #expression #expressions #english #englishlanguage #learnenglish #studyenglish #language #vocabulary #dictionary #grammar #efl #esl #tesl #tefl #toefl #ielts #toeic #englishlearning

"In your birthday suit" means "naked". Example: We used to go down to the river and swim in our birthday suit. Como Dios te trajo al mundo.

"Carrot and stick" means "reward and punishment". Example: Our company uses a carrot and stick - more money is the carrot, loss of your job is the stick. #idiom #idioms #slang #saying #sayings #phrase #phrases #expression #expressions #english #englishlanguage #learnenglish #studyenglish #language #vocabulary #dictionary #grammar #efl #esl #tesl #tefl #toefl #ielts #toeic #englishlearning

“Carrot and stick” means “reward and punishment”. Example: Our company uses a carrot and stick - more money is the carrot, loss of your job is the stick.

Idiom of the day: Put your foot in it. Meaning: To say something by accident which embarrasses or upsets someone. #idiom #idioms #english #learnenglish

Idiom of the day: Put your foot in it. Meaning: To say something by accident which embarrasses or upsets someone. Example: I really put my foot in it when I asked her how her husband was. I forgot.

"Have deep pockets" means "to have a lot of money". Example: Let's make a list of everyone we know with deep pockets, and see if any of them want to invest in our company. #idiom #idioms #saying #sayings #phrase #phrases #expression #expressions #english #englishlanguage #learnenglish #studyenglish #language #vocabulary #dictionary #grammar #efl #esl #tesl #tefl #toefl #ielts #toeic #englishlearning

“Have deep pockets” means “to have a lot of money”. Example: Let’s make a list of everyone we know with deep pockets, and see if any of them want to invest in our company.

"Toss your cookies" means "to vomit". Example: Don't run too fast after you eat or you'll toss your cookies. #idiom #idioms #slang #saying #sayings #phrase #phrases #expression #expressions #english #englishlanguage #learnenglish #studyenglish #language #vocabulary #dictionary #grammar #efl #esl #tesl #tefl #toefl #ielts #toeic

“Toss your cookies” means “to vomit”. Example: Don’t run too fast after you eat or you’ll toss your cookies.

"Afraid of your own shadow" means "easily frightened". Example: After Tom was robbed on the street, he was afraid of his own shadow. #idiom #idioms #saying #sayings #phrase #phrases #expression #expressions #english #englishlanguage #learnenglish #studyenglish #language #vocabulary #dictionary #grammar #efl #esl #tesl #tefl #toefl #ielts #toeic #englishlearning

"Afraid of your own shadow" means "easily frightened". Example: After Tom was robbed on the street, he was afraid of his own shadow.

"Take heart" means "be confident, be brave". Example: Take heart, we may still win this game. #idiom #idioms #slang #saying #sayings #phrase #phrases #expression #expressions #english #englishlanguage #learnenglish #studyenglish #language #vocabulary #dictionary #grammar #efl #esl #tesl #tefl #toefl #ielts #toeic #heart

"Take heart" means "be confident, be brave". Example: Take heart, we may still…

"Meet a deadline" means "to finish something by a specific time or date". #idiom #idioms #slang #saying #sayings #phrase #phrases #expression #expressions #english #englishlanguage #learnenglish #studyenglish #language #vocabulary #efl #esl #tesl #tefl #toefl #ielts #toeic #deadline

"Meet a deadline" means "to finish something by a specific time or date"…

"Take in" means "to understand and remember something". Example: The lecture was rather boring and I didn't take in much of what the lecturer said. #phrasalverb #phrasalverbs #phrasal #verb #verbs #phrase #phrases #expression #expressions #english #englishlanguage #learnenglish #studyenglish #language #vocabulary #dictionary #grammar #efl #esl #tesl #tefl #toefl #ielts #toeic #englishlearning

"Take in" means "to understand and remember something". Example: The lecture was rather boring and I didn't take in much of what the lecturer said

"Break your back" means "to ​work ​extremely hard". Example: She ​broke her back to get the ​report finished on ​time. #idiom #idioms #saying #sayings #phrase #phrases #expression #expressions #english #englishlanguage #learnenglish #studyenglish #language #vocabulary #dictionary #grammar #efl #esl #tesl #tefl #toefl #ielts #toeic #englishlearning

"Break your back" means "to ​work ​extremely hard". Example: She ​broke her back to get the ​report finished on ​time.

Are you up the creek without a paddle? #idiom #idioms #slang #english #englishlanguage #saying #sayings #phrase #phrases #expression #expressions #learnenglish #studyenglish #language #vocabulary #efl #esl #tesl #tefl #toefl #ielts #creek #paddle

“Up the creek without a paddle” means “in a difficult situation”. Example: We’ll be up the creek without a paddle if we lose those files, so we should back them up regularly.

"Lay an egg" means "to fail, especially in a public performance". Example: Carol really laid an egg last night when she forgot her lines. #idiom #idioms #saying #sayings #phrase #phrases #expression #expressions #english #englishlanguage #learnenglish #studyenglish #language #vocabulary #dictionary #grammar #efl #esl #tesl #tefl #toefl #ielts #toeic #englishlearning

“Lay an egg” means “to fail, especially in a public performance”. Example: Carol really laid an egg last night when she forgot her lines.

"Set on" means "to attack or cause to attack". Example: He was set on when he left the bar. #phrasalverb #phrasalverbs #phrasal #verb #verbs #phrase #phrases #expression #expressions #english #englishlanguage #learnenglish #studyenglish #language #vocabulary #dictionary #grammar #efl #esl #tesl #tefl #toefl #ielts #toeic #englishlearning

"Set on" means "to attack or cause to attack". Example: He was set on when he left the bar. #phrasalverb #phrasalverbs #phrasal #verb #verbs #phrase #phrases #expression #expressions #english #englishlanguage #learnenglish #studyenglish #language #vocabulary #dictionary #grammar #efl #esl #tesl #tefl #toefl #ielts #toeic #englishlearning

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