Idioms beginning with R

rain check
rain check Meaning to give an assurance of not doing something right now but later to give a coupon to a customer confirming that they would be able ... Read on
ring fencing
ring fencing Meaning to create a separate legal entity through the way of off-shore accounting in order to protect some assets in a corporation to protect something through ... Read on
rise and shine
rise and shine Meaning to ask someone to wake up and become active in the daily chores wake up with smile getting out of the bed and starting ... Read on
rome was not built in one day
rome was not built in one day Meaning admirable results always take time to take a long time to complete something that is good and important big achievement ... Read on
run out of steam
run out of steam also, run out of gas Meaning to lose the effect that something ones had to fail slowly to stall or become stagnant Example Sentences ... Read on
roaring trade
roaring trade Meaning to do business quickly to be able to sell items fast Example Sentences The vegetable vendor was doing a roaring trade in the market today. ... Read on
rat race
rat race Meaning to be following a routine that is both, exhaustive as well as competitive to be in a competitive struggle to achieve the basics of life ... Read on
race against time
race against time Meaning effort to do something as soon as possible to be in a situation where the time is short and the task pending is not ... Read on
rags to riches
rags to riches Meaning go from being very poor to being very wealthy be very poor in the beginning then later become very rich go from poverty to ... Read on
red letter day
red letter day Meaning A day of significance. An important occasion, festival or holiday. A birthday, anniversary or a day of remembrance. Example Sentences Tomorrow is her red ... Read on

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give a wide berth
give a wide berth Meaning: avoid somebody; keep away from somebody. Example: He has fallen out with herĀ adviserĀ and has been giving her a wide berth for a couple ... Read on

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