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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be up on

Meaning: be well informed about a matter or subject

Example: If you want to start teaching English to grown-up kids, you need to be up on it else you're going to be unable to clarify their doubts. Read on

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