Idioms beginning with K

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knock out

Meaning: big success

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

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 more ➺

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 more ➺

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 more ➺

keep your nose clean

Meaning: to stay out of trouble by not doing anything wrong

Example: By avoiding the drug dealers on the corner street, James was making an effort to keep his nose clean. Read more ➺

keep your hair on

Meaning: to request someone to stay calm and not get annoyed

Example: The general kept his hair on during the meeting this time. Read more ➺

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