Idioms beginning with G

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

get off

Meaning: to leave a place in order to start a journey

Example: If we get off before five o'clock the traffic will not be as bad. Read on

give a shot

Meaning: to have a try at something

Example: I have never eaten sushi, but I will give it a shot. Read on

give up

Meaning: to stop trying to figure something out

Example: John was so tired of trying to fix the stove that he decided to give up and phone an electrician. Read on

go after

Meaning: to catch up to someone after they have gone

Example: Leo has decided to go after his dreams with all that he has. Read on

grass is always greener on the other side

Meaning: to think that other's part is better than mine

Example: The lawyer always thought that the grass is greener on the other side and left his profession to become an MBA graduate. Guess what? He is still struggling to find a job. Read on

God helps those who help themselves

Meaning: to be able to come out of a bad situation by self-help rather than hoping for divine intervention

Example: The businessman refused to help you this time because he realized that you run to him every time you have the slightest difficulty. Please remember that he has a business to run and God helps only those who help themselves. Read on

get under skin

Meaning: to be irritating

Example: The new manager is getting under my skin. Read on

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to the core

Meaning: totally

Example: Stella's plan was rotten to the core, it would not work in today's world. Read on

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