Meaning: one who protects against loss, corruption, waste, or objectionable practices.
Meaning: something that people believe or accept as true without questioning it.
Meaning: having a complaint that needs to be discussed.
Example: Jake walked up to Robert and told him that he had a bone to pick with him. Read on
Meaning: work very hard and actively.
Example: I often find my husband in the garage, busy as a beaver, working on some new project. Read on
Meaning: a fatiguing burden.
Meaning: to experience something thrilling and exciting, and want to experience it again.
Meaning: spend time chatting, useless talking or chit-chat
Example: They have spent the whole afternoon just shooting the breeze in the office. Read on
Meaning: a miserable and unpleasant life
Example: Mark's been leading a dog's life since he was fired from the job. Read on
Meaning: the center of a target
Example: It can't hurt to go right for the bull's eye - there's nothing wrong with getting things right the first time. Read on
Meaning: argue jealously and violently all the time
Example: The married couple fought like cat and dog the entire time they were together. Read on