Mind

it’s not brain surgery

Meaning: to indicate that a specific task is simple and easy to undertake 

Example: Learning to ride a bike is simple, it's not brain surgery. Read on

the brains behind

Meaning: used to refer to the person who originally invented a particular scheme, plan or idea

Example: Gladys was the brains behind the successful birthday party that left all the children smiling on their way back home. Read on

in light of

Meaning: because of

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

on the tip of my tongue

Meaning: something like a name or word that you know it but cannot remember at a particular moment

Example: It won't take me much time to remember, her name is on the tip of my tongue. Read on

screw up

Meaning: slang depicting that a mistake was made

Example: I really screwed up this time. My wife will never forgive me for forgetting her birthday. Read on

mind your own business

Meaning: to look into your own matter

Example: I would like you to mind your own business and stop telling me what to do. Read on

mind your own beeswax

Meaning: do not interfere into someone else's matter

Example: I am not asking for your opinion, mind your own beeswax. Read on

lose it

Meaning: go insane or crazy

Example: I thought he had lost it when he told me how much his new car had cost. Read on

never mind

Meaning: to urge somebody not to worry about something

Example: Never mind, I will do it myself. Read on

memory like a sieve

Meaning: poor memory

Example: I'm so sorry I forgot your birthday - I've got a memory like a sieve! Read on

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call bluff

Meaning: to challenge to prove one's claim, when they are likely attempting to deceive

Example: When the employee threatened to quit if he was not given a pay rise, the boss called his bluff. Read on

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