Dust

throw dust in eyes

Meaning: to mislead somebody

Example: She threw dust in the eyes of the jeweler by pretending to be a well-to-do lady, and then stole the jewellery. Read on

bite the dust

Meaning: to fall to the ground

Example: The soldier bit the dust after a very long fight and even at that he managed to take many enemy soldiers with him. 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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