Light

light of one’s life

Meaning: someone who makes one very happy.

Example: Because he was there with him through everything, he saw him as the light of his life. Read on

burn the candle at both ends

Meaning: to exhaust someone's energies or resources by leading a hectic life.

Example: Since starting my new job, I have been burning the candle at both ends. Read on

lightning fast

Meaning: extremely quick

Example: At recess, the boys and girls run lightning fast. Read on

rain or shine

Meaning: Doing something regularly regardless of the circumstances.

Example: My brother is an early riser, but he runs at sunrise, come rain or shine. Read on

in broad daylight

Meaning: during the daytime

Example: Politicians strongly condemn corruption and nepotism during political rallies, yet they go ahead and misuse public resources in broad daylight. Read on

in light of

Meaning: because of

Example: In light of what happened last week, please take care on the escalators. Read on

make light of

Meaning: to treat something as if it isn't important

Example: You need to stop making light of this situation. You could be in serious trouble. Read on

light years away

Meaning: when something seems unlikely to happen

Example: The technological advancement like flying cars is light years away. Read on

lighten up

Meaning: to take it easy

Example: Just lighten up! Everything will be fine. Read on

first light

Meaning: the time when the light begins to appear in the morning

Example: The search for the missing children will continue at first light. Read on

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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

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