Idioms beginning with G

get out of dodge

Meaning: to leave.

Example: When I saw the big dog stalking toward me, growling and slobbering, I knew it was time to get out of dodge. Read on

get one’s feet wet

Meaning: to begin taking part in a new activity

Example: Finally, you've decided to get your feet wet and enrolled in your singing classes. Read on

go bananas

Meaning: become very angry or act crazy

Example: She'll go bananas if she sees the house in this (dirty) condition. Read on

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

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dig own grave

dig own grave Meaning: do something stupid that will seriously harm oneself, cause one’s own ruin or downfall. Example: If she continues to behave like this to her … Read on

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