Idioms beginning with R

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
rise and shine
rise and shine Meaning | Definition to ask someone to wake up and become active in the daily chores wake up with smile getting out of the bed ... Read on

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build bridges
build bridges Meaning: improve relationships between people who are very different or do not like each other. Example: A non-governmental organization is engaged in building bridges between different ... Read on

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