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on the back burner

Meaning: to put something (that is to be done) for later

Example: The assignment is on the back burner while I concentrate on writing this play. Read on

burn the midnight oil

Meaning: work long hours and hard

Example: It is very very hard assignment, and I had to burn the midnight oil to get it completed on time. Read on

burn bridges

Meaning: remove someone's all options of retreat, act decisively

Example: She has already burned his bridges with his previous employer by publicly criticizing their marketing policy. Read on

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take it on the chin

Meaning: this is a boxing metaphor meaning don't shy away from difficulty

Example: You're going to have to take it on the chin when your father gets home and sees what you've done. Read on

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