Idioms beginning with K

keep your friends close and your enemies closer
keep your friends close and your enemies closer Meaning to keep a keen eye on enemies beyond what one might have on their friends to be vigilant about ... Read on
keep on top
keep on top Meaning | Definition to stay informed to be ahead in terms of knowledge to prioritize/prioritise to stay responsive about job and ensure that work is ... Read on
kill time
kill time Meaning to wait for something by doing something or nothing to use time pass the time Example Sentences The team was killing time at the stadium ... Read on
like a chicken with its head cut off
like a chicken with its head cut off Meaning act in a frenzied manner behave in a distracted, crazy way in a frantic and disorganized manner be in ... Read on
knock on wood (touch wood)
knock on wood or touch wood Meaning tap knuckle on wood in order to avoid bad luck said when you want good luck or a good situation to continue ... Read on
knee jerk reaction
knee jerk reaction Meaning an automatic response to something an immediate reaction made without thinking a reflex reaction an instant reaction made without examining causes or facts a ... Read on
keep body and soul together
keep body and soul together Meaning manage to stay alive with very little money earn barely enough to keep you alive just be able to pay for the ... Read on
kiss and make up
kiss and make up Meaning to become friendly again after an argument to forgive each other and be friends again to settle one’s differences to reconcile and forget ... Read on
keep schtum
keep schtum Meaning To be quiet when one knows that if the wrong thing is said then there will be more trouble. To not say something to anyone. ... Read on
keen as mustard
as keen as mustard Meaning Very excited and enthusiastic. Awaiting eagerly. Example Sentences Little kids are always as keen as mustard to learn new things around them. She ... Read on

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cut corners
cut corners Meaning: economize on time, money, materials or effort, perhaps unwisely. Example: It is certainly not a sensible move to cut corners with national security.


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