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Meaning: a person who can easily handle a variety of challenges and tasks.
Example: My grandfather was a jack of all trades. He had never attended college, but he was an accomplished musician, gardener, piano player, and spoke several languages. Read more ➺
Meaning: not valuable or worth anything.
Example: Freedom fighters are at a discount in present politics. Read more ➺
Meaning: undertaking an impossible chore or task.
Example: Keep it to three to four actionable categories rather than trying to boil the ocean. Read more ➺
Meaning: Rewards, progress or other good results with little or no effort.
Example: The problem is that the working class perpetually has to struggle to get by, whereas the rich continually have access to easy money. Read more ➺
Meaning: to do something innovative
Example: Advancements in computer technology break new ground almost every day. Read more ➺
Meaning: to do something that you should not
Example: You have no business discussing my personal life with your friends. Read more ➺
Meaning: to look into your own matter
Example: I would like you to mind your own business and stop telling me what to do. Read more ➺
Meaning: out of operational conditions
Example: If we keep on selling our goods at the same price, we will soon go out of business. Read more ➺
Meaning: to have sufficient money to prevent starvation or hunger
Example: Both the man and his wife must work long hours just to keep the wolf from the door. Read more ➺
Meaning: a wealthy person or company who spends their money in a risky way, often by making risky investments that can offer large rewards
Example: I would never invest money in their company. They are high rollers and I cannot afford that kind of risk. Read more ➺