Meaning: no situation is permanent.
Example: Even though you performed poorly last semester, charm up. No feeling is final. Read on
Meaning: a situation like a close contest, which induces anxiety or tension.
Meaning: the opposite aspect, contrasting arguments.
Meaning: prepare for disaster
Meaning: avoid (a person, place, or circumstance)
Example: When walking through the yard, make sure you leave a wide berth for the dog, or he may bite you. Read on
Meaning: hide from the truth
Example: Finals begin in a week and if I continue to bury my head in the sand, I'll be taking this class again next semester. Read on
Meaning: something is arranged in a haphazard fashion
Example: "Have you tried the new bar on the corner? We've been three times and it's a bit hit and miss." Read on
Meaning: under all conditions, no matter how challenging or difficult
Example: My best friend has supported me through thick and thin. Read on
Meaning: a difficult phase of life
Example: The situation was getting worse, but like all the other members of the company, he was fascinated by troubled waters. Read on
Meaning: to go from a bad to worse situation
Example: In a bid to gain independence, she agreed to get married early, not knowing she was jumping out of the frying pan into the fire. Read on