Idioms beginning with K

kill the goose that lays the golden egg
kill the goose that lays the golden egg Meaning to destroy something that is profitable to you mostly because of greed. to destroy the one thing that makes ... Read on
keep your nose clean
keep your nose clean Meaning to stay out of trouble by not doing anything wrong to avoid acts that will make your reputation questionable Example Sentences By avoiding ... Read on
keep your hair on
keep your hair on or, keep (one’s) hair on Meaning to request someone to stay calm and not get annoyed to ask to maintain cool and decorum to ... Read on
keep your friends close and your enemies closer
keep your friends close and your enemies closer Meaning to keep a keen eye on enemies beyond what one might have on their friends to be vigilant about ... Read on
keep on top
keep on top Meaning | Definition to stay informed to be ahead in terms of knowledge to prioritize/prioritise to stay responsive about job and ensure that work is ... Read on
kill time
kill time Meaning to wait for something by doing something or nothing to use time pass the time Example Sentences The team was killing time at the stadium ... Read on
knock on wood (touch wood)
knock on wood or touch wood Meaning tap knuckle on wood in order to avoid bad luck said when you want good luck or a good situation to continue ... Read on
knee jerk reaction
knee jerk reaction Meaning an automatic response to something an immediate reaction made without thinking a reflex reaction an instant reaction made without examining causes or facts a ... Read on
keep body and soul together
keep body and soul together Meaning manage to stay alive with very little money earn barely enough to keep you alive just be able to pay for the ... Read on
kiss and make up
kiss and make up Meaning to become friendly again after an argument to forgive each other and be friends again to settle one’s differences to reconcile and forget ... Read on

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by dint of
by dint of Meaning: as result of something. Example: Mark got what he wanted by dint of requesting and threatening.

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