you can lead a horse to water but you can’t make him drink

Meaning: we can offer good things to people but we can't force them to accept that

Example: I have tried my level best to educate him well, but he is still having a non-serious behavior, you can lead a horse to water, but you can't make him drink. Read on

wine and dine

Meaning: to treat somebody (usually a woman) to wine and dinner;

Example: The wine and dine at this hotel is among the best that you will ever find. Read on

cup of tea

Meaning: to like something

Example: This music is much more my cup of tea than this new stuff. Read on

Adam’s ale

Meaning: water

Example: It is blistering hot outside, I could really do with an iced cold glass of Adam's ale. Read on

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read the riot act

Meaning: warning someone by scolding them to improve their behavior

Example: She'd been bearing bad behavior from her employee and thought it was time to read him the riot act. Read on


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