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rainbow baby

Meaning: a baby that was born after a previous pregnancy loss.

Example: Finally, Noah was their rainbow baby after several miscarriages. Read more ➺

nepo baby

Meaning: a child of a celebrity or a famous person.

Example: American model Hailey Bieber is not ashamed of being nepo baby. Read more ➺

Hakuna Matata

Meaning: no trouble, no worries, or no problem.

Example: Ever since I embraced a hakuna matata mindset, my life has been easier. Read more ➺

the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree

Meaning: refers to children resembling or behaving like their parents.

Example: John is very aggressive and outspoken, just like his father. TheĀ apple doesn't fall far from the treein John's case. Read more ➺

child’s play

Meaning: an informal expression meaning something that is easy to do

Example: If you practise enough, driving will eventually become child's play. Read more ➺

play cat and mouse

Meaning: to play with or tease someone

Example: The cops do not like playing cat and mouse games with the culprits before catching them. Read more ➺

rake over the coals

Meaning: to give someone a hard time for a mistake they supposedly did

Example: My classmate Lily forgot to do her math homework as she had a function to attend in her family. The teacher raked her over the coals for that. Read more ➺

tick off

Meaning: to make a mark next to items on a list that have been completed

Example: I would like to tick off some more items on my list before going home. Read more ➺

bring up

Meaning: in the literal form, it means to take something to a higher place

Example: Please bring up some more blankets when you come to bed. Read more ➺

pie in the sky

Meaning: used to portray or refer to something that is lovely to consider however is probably not going to happen

Example: Her dream of wanting to move to London to become a famous singer is a pie in the sky if you ask me. Read more ➺