if it’s not one thing, it’s the other
if it’s not one thing, it’s the other also if it’s not one thing, it’s another or it’s one thing after another Meaning: everything is going wrong bad things keep happening face ... Read on
add fuel to the flames
add fuel to the flames Meaning: an action, whether verbal or physical that makes a bad situation even worse cause circumstances or dispute to become further excessive Synonym: ... Read on
add insult to injury
add insult to injury Meaning to make a bad situation worse to further hurt the feelings of someone who has already been hurt to worsen an unfavorable or uncomfortable ... Read on
in deep water
in deep water Meaning | Synonyms a very serious situation a time of great difficulty often a situation that one is not capable of resolving on one’s own ... Read on
come to a head
come to a head Meaning | Synonyms to reach a point in a situation where action needs to be taken a culmination of events leading to a conclusion ... Read on
sweep under the carpet, rug
sweep under the carpet or rug Meaning: try to hide a problem or keep a problem secret instead of dealing with it. Example: The administration team of the ... Read on
can of worms
a can of worms Meaning to get into something that is messy, has problems and is unwanted something that is complicated and involves a lot of hassle (to ... Read on
bite off more than can chew
bite off more than one can chew Meaning try to do more than one is able to do undertake a promise one cannot accomplish attempt to do something ... Read on
bone of contention
bone of contention Meaning the subject of a dispute the subject of argument or disagreement something that people have been arguing about for a long period of time ... Read on
Achilles heel
Achilles’ heel Meaning | Synonyms a vulnerable spot or weakness a small fault in a person or system that can result in its failure a small problem or ... Read on

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zip it
zip it Meaning to ask someone to shut up to ask to not say anything further, in a rude manner to stop talking Example Sentences The teacher had ... Read on


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