Idioms beginning with G

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

get your goat

Meaning: irritate somebody

Example: She got my goat the moment she said my mother was no good at parenting. Read on

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learn the ropes

Meaning: to learn the tricks in order to do something well

Example: It is important that you learn the ropes and know your father’s business well before you take it over. Read on

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