Cold

cold sweat

Meaning: the condition where extreme fear or nervousness causes a person to feel a chill along with moist skin or sweat

Example: I woke up from a nightmare, breathing heavy and in cold sweat. Read on

when hell freezes over

Meaning: impolite way of saying "it will never happen"

Example: I guess, she will forgive you when hell freezes over. Read on

chill to the marrow

Meaning: to be very cold

Example: The movie gave me a chill to the marrow. I am not recommending it to anyone. It is horrible. Read on

tip of the iceberg

Meaning: to only know a very small part of the problem

Example: The manager-employee problems in this company are just the tip of the iceberg. Read on

chill to the bone

Meaning: to get frightened or scare somebody

Example: The movie they played on cable last night gave me a chill to the bone. I will not be watching a night time movie any time soon. Read on

cold turkey

Meaning: in a unexpected and sudden way

Example: He had been trying to quit smoking since a year but couldn't, so he decided to go cold turkey. Read on

cold feet

Meaning: loss of courage

Example: He got cold feet when heard the news of his transfer to remote area of the country which is hundreds of miles from his home town. Read on

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all Greek to me

Meaning: used to convey that you cannot understand what is being said or written

Example: Don't try to explain the technicalities of how this machine works; it would be all Greek to me. Read on

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