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comb through
comb through Meaning | Definition to check thoroughly to examine properly to be looking for or searching for something Example Sentences The police combed through their house after ... Read on

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zero-sum game
zero-sum game Meaning to be in a situation where the outcomes can either be to win or to lose a situation where one side cannot win unless the ... Read on
a voice crying in the wilderness
a voice crying in the wilderness Meaning to say something that is not popular to express an idea that is not accepted by others to say something that ... Read on
at the drop of a dime
at the drop of a dime also, at the drop of a hat Meaning something that can happen very fast without hesitation a quick thing to get done ... Read on
time after time
time after time Meaning to repeat something to say or do something over and over again to be repetitive Example Sentences The narrator repeated her name time after ... Read on
roll the dice
roll the dice Meaning to gamble or take a chance on something or someone to take a risk with the hope of gaining something positive from it Example ... Read on
sitting duck
sitting duck Meaning to be an easy target to be in a vulnerable position to be attacked Example Sentences The fact that she had no backup plan in ... Read on
throw the baby out with the bathwater
throw the baby out with the bathwater Meaning to remove something good in the bid of getting rid of something bad getting rid of something valuable while trying ... Read on
skating on thin ice
skating on thin ice Meaning to do something considered quite dangerous or risky to be in a situation that can get quite dangerous or risky Example Sentences Sebastian ... Read on
playing second fiddle
playing second fiddle Meaning to play a secondary or minor role with regards to someone else to be regarded as less important or be in a weak position ... Read on
mend fences
mend fences Meaning to try and improve a bad relationship with another party to try and repair or restore a relationship that has been marred by an argument ... Read on

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