List of All Idioms
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Meaning: to do something that has negative consequences for you, even though these consequences can be easily seen.
Example: She dug her own grave when she started talking behind her boss's back. Read on
Meaning: to work with a person or organisation, or being involved with them, in a way that causes other people to distrust you.
Meaning: succeed with a first step.
Example: Mary was so excited to get her foot in the door with her new internship. Read on
Meaning: get through the hardest part of something.
Example: I'm tired and need an ice-cold drink. I broke my back at work today on that project. Read on
Meaning: Complete authority or unrestricted freedom of action or a free hand.
Example: Roger was given a blank check by Mr. Musk. He could spend as much as he wanted to implement the latest driving technology. Read on
Meaning: to not know something.
Meaning: a natural or inherited characteristic.
Example: Singing is in Nina's blood. Read on
Meaning: Not as good as people say it is.
Example: The highly ranked institutions in Boston aren't all they're cracked up to be. Read on
Meaning: in good health and spirits.
Meaning: to be at serious risk.