Duck

goose egg

Meaning: zero

Example: We had a good game, but the score was goose egg. Read on

sitting duck

Meaning: to be an easy target

Example: The fact that she had no backup plan in case she got caught made her a sitting duck. Read on

ugly duckling

Meaning: a young person who turns out to be beautiful or talented against all expectations.

Example: Some people think they've turned into an ugly duckling whereas the truth is they are & look the same as they used to in their childhood. Read on

play duck and drakes

play duck and drakes Meaning: - to carelessly misuse one's wealth - to behave recklessly - use selfishly to suit oneself - waste duck and drakes is also ... Read on

like or as a duck to water

like or as a duck to water Meaning: - to do something very quickly and enjoy doing it - easily and naturally - to have a usual aptitude ... Read on

lame duck

lame duck Meaning: - a person or thing that is disabled, helpless, ineffective, or inefficient. - somebody, especially an elected official - who cannot influence events any more ... 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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