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“Frog in my throat” means “to be unable to speak clearly because your throat feels dry or blocked”. Example: In the interview I got a frog in my throat and had to cough many times before I could answer the questions.

"Boozehound" is someone who drinks a lot of alcohol. Example: Tom is quite a boozehound - he has half a bottle of whiskey for lunch!


"Have your heart in your mouth" means "to be very nervous". Example: Mary had her heart in her mouth because it was her first day at school.

"Hooked" means addicted; to like something so much that you need it every day. Example: I really like Holly, my new girlfriend. After just two dates, I'm hooked!

"Hooked" means addicted; Example: I really like Holly, my new girlfriend. After just two dates, I'm hooked!

Castello di carte

“House of cards” is a plan or system that could easily fail or be destroyed. Example: The peace agreement between two countries was like a house of cards and quickly fell apart. Want to learn English?


"Cry wolf" means "to ask for help when you do not need it". Example: If you cry ​wolf too often, ​pe - idiom.

Up a tree: in a difficult situation #English

"Up a tree" means "in a difficult situation". Example: They found the drugs in his suitcase, so he was up a tree.



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The middle of nowhere

“The middle of nowhere” is a remote and isolated place. Example: The hotel I booked was in the middle of nowhere so it was nice and quiet.