Idioms beginning with K

king of the hill

Meaning: be the undisputed champion

Example: He made £3 million before he was 30, so he is the king of the hill in this industry. Read on

knotty problem

Meaning: difficult or complex problem

Example: The accountant always found the end of the tax year to be a knotty problem. Read on

keep promise

Meaning: be faithful to your word

Example: How on earth can I marry him when he can't keep his promises? Read on

kick the can down the road

Meaning: to avoid dealing with a problem

Example: I realise that the house needs to be painted but we are going to move in a few years so I am kicking the can down the road. Read on

knock out

Meaning: knockout

Example: Does your brother really think that he can knock out the biggest guy in school? I would like to see him try. Read on

knock socks off

Meaning: doing something which was never done before

Example: Lara's performance at the concert last night just knocked my socks off. Read on

kick the habit

Meaning: to overcome an addiction especially of an addiction like drugs

Example: Even after trying so hard, I could not kick the habit of drinking. Read on

keep the wolf from the door

Meaning: to have sufficient money to prevent starvation or hunger

Example: Both the man and his wife must work long hours just to keep the wolf from the door. Read on

knight in shining armour

Meaning: used to describe someone who saves you from a difficult situation

Example: Thank you so much for fixing my flat tire. You are a knight in shining armour. Read on

kill the goose that lays the golden egg

Meaning: to destroy something that is profitable to you mostly because of greed.

Example: By selling off his business, Alex killed the goose that lays the golden egg. Read on

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out on the town

Meaning: go out and enjoy yourself at one or more places in the town

Example: All of us slept till late afternoon after we had a night out on the town and returned after dawn. Read on

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