Idioms beginning with G

green thumb

Meaning: good gardening results

Example: My mother has green fingers. She can grow just about anything in the garden. Read on

go out on a limb

Meaning: do or say something that is different from most other people

Example: During an analysis of the news, he went out on a limb and expressed an opinion opposite to that held by the general public. Read on

jump on the bandwagon

Meaning: to start doing something because it is fashionable or profitable

Example: get on the bandwagon Read on

get the sack (boot, axe)

Meaning: be dismissed from the job

Example: If you can't do your job properly, you're going to get the sack. Read on

good egg

Meaning: a kind person

Example: My neighbour, Frank is such a good egg. He always feeds the cat and checks the house if we are away. Read on

get rid of

Meaning: to remove something or someone

Example: He finally got rid of the door to door salesman, by saying he had to go out. Read on

goose egg

Meaning: zero

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

get a life

Meaning: to stop wasting a lot of time in useless or boring or trivial works

Example: You are working over 100 hours a week, dude, get a life! Read on

get through

Meaning: to make it to the end of a particularly arduous or stressful experience

Example: I didn't think we would get through the last week of exams. Read on

get to know

Meaning: receiving the information

Example: It took me a while to get to know my in-laws and understanding their lifestyle. Read on

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scot-free

Meaning: scotch free

Example: The person went scot-free even though there were many people convinced of his crime because the evidence against him was circumstantial. Read on

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