Idioms beginning with R

rule out
rule out Meaning | Synonyms to exclude out something eliminate something which is not suitable something that is nearly impossible to happen preventing something from happening to discard ... Read on
red herring
red herring Meaning something irrelevant that distracts you from something important a clue meant to mislead you Literal meaning: A small, smoked silvery fish, which is turned red ... Read on
roll the dice
roll the dice Meaning to gamble or take a chance on something or someone to take a risk with the hope of gaining something positive from it Example ... Read on
run out
run out Meaning to not have enough of something to leave for a short period of time to leave someone behind (usually a romantic relationship) to expire; to ... Read on
running around like a headless chicken
running around like a headless chicken Meaning to carry on in a disorganised manner a state of panic where there is a lot of running around which isn’t ... Read on
rub the wrong way
rub the wrong way Meaning to tick someone off to be rude to someone and cause a tiff or a fight to be impolite or irritate someone to ... Read on
run for cover
run for cover Meaning to seek shelter hurry to a warm dry place usually to get out of bad weather it is also used to describe getting to ... Read on
run a tight ship
run a tight ship Meaning | Definition to be strict about something to have rules in order to do something to not let things go haywire in a ... Read on
rain check
rain check Meaning to give an assurance of not doing something right now but later to give a coupon to a customer confirming that they would be able ... Read on
ring fencing
ring fencing Meaning to create a separate legal entity through the way of off-shore accounting in order to protect some assets in a corporation to protect something through ... Read on

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don’t put all your eggs in one basket
don’t put all your eggs in one basket Meaning: don’t make everything dependent on one thing don’t put all your resources into one thing don’t depend for your ... Read on

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