Idioms beginning with N
Meaning: don't get discouraged or give up, no matter what.
Example: Things look bad for the team, but never say die. A miracle could happen. Read on
Meaning: no situation is permanent.
Example: Even though you performed poorly last semester, charm up. No feeling is final. Read on
Meaning: not similar at all.
Example: She's nowhere near recovered from her experiences. Read on
Meaning: the nearest house.
Example: Our house is next door to hers; that's why we know each other. Read on
Meaning: check something thoroughly.
Example: The army arrested all the leaders and successfully nipped the rebellion in the bud. Read on
Meaning: a situation like a close contest, which induces anxiety or tension.
Example: Friday's nail-biter of a win over the Houston Texans was an excruciating contest. Read on
Meaning: to not know something.
Example: You think you're smart, but you do not have a clue about how things work. 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: Describes something that seems very pleasant or attractive at first but eventually reveals itself as horrible.
Example: Don't let her beauty fool you. She's just a nightmare dressed like a daydream. Read on
Meaning: Someone who's no longer young.
Example: My grandfather is no spring chicken, that's for sure. Read on
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