Idioms beginning with G

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

green with envy

Meaning: extremely jealous of another person

Example: Sally was green with envy when he saw my brand new car. Read on

get the wrong end of the stick

Meaning: to understand something in the wrong way

Example: When Jack and Taylor arrived at the award function together, everyone got the wrong end of the stick. Read on

good grief

Meaning: occurrence of something shocking

Example: Good grief, is she going to kick her brother in front of the entire school? This is really shocking for me. Read on

sleep tight

Meaning: an affectionate way of wishing someone a good night's sleep

Example: I am going to bed now. Good night, sleep tight. Read on

go with the flow

Meaning: to do what other people are doing in any particular situation

Example: Kevin didn't want to be part of the protest, but all his friends wanted to stand for something, so he chose to go with the flow. Read on

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double whammy

Meaning: situation where two bad things happen at the same time

Example: Boss fired me from the job and I lost my wallet too, what a double whammy? Read on

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