on the line
Meaning: to be at serious risk.
Example: Put your toes on the line and form up! Read on
a quick buck
Meaning: to make money quickly.
Example: He decided to make a quick buck by selling his CD collection. Read on
easier said than done
Meaning: to explain that a task is easier to talk about than perform.
Example: It's easier said than done when it comes to convincing people that something is true. Read on
have designs on
Example: to have a plan or secret desire to get something. Read on
keep one’s own counsel
Meaning: say little or nothing about one's opinions or intentions.
Example: I doubted what he said, but I kept my own counsel. Read on
Meaning: (existed) been present and active.
Example: This is not a new viral video; it's been around for a couple of years. Read on
Meaning: something that people believe or accept as true without questioning it.
Example: The journalist esteemed too many sacred cows. Read on
come to grief
Meaning: to have an accident or suffer disaster.
Example: Their relationship came to grief following their disastrous vacation. Read on
make a clean breast
Meaning: to tell the truth about something.
Example: Sharon made a clean breast of it and threw Ashley under the bus. Read on
bone to pick
Meaning: having a complaint that needs to be discussed.
Example: Jake walked up to Robert and told him that he had a bone to pick with him. Read on