Boxing

take it on the chin

Meaning: this is a boxing metaphor meaning don't shy away from difficulty

Example: You're going to have to take it on the chin when your father gets home and sees what you've done. Read on

throw in the towel

Meaning: to quit

Example: Rocky was told by his trainer that he was going to throw in the towel in if he did not start throwing punches Read on

down and out

down and out Meaning: - homeless or penniless person - someone who has no home, no job and no money - poor and unlucky, bumming and boozing - ... Read on

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a wet blanket

a wet blanket Meaning: person who spoils other people's fun. Example: She was indisposed so she decided to skip the party, not wanting to be a wet blanket ... Read on

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