Idioms beginning with R

right as rain

Meaning: to imply that everything is satisfactory.

Example: He was right as rain after a few days in bed after getting injured. Read on

roll with the punches

Meaning: to be positive and not let failures or criticism get you down.

Example: His negotiating ability and willingness to roll with punches impressed all sides. Read on

riddle me

Meaning: a catchphrase used to introduce a joke, observation, question, or riddle.

Example: Despite acting so confidently, riddle me this: how will we get all that money within a day? Read on

red zone

Meaning: any geographical area that is thought to be dangerous or threatening, usually as a consequence of political or military activity.

Example: The alley behind the schoolyard is effectively a "red zone," since that is where all of the bullies hang out. Read on

red book

Meaning: any document or publication, which is bound in red and serves as an official collection of rules, regulations, laws, or legal principles.

Example: any document or publication, which is bound in red and serves as an official collection of rules, regulations, laws, or legal principles. Read on

roots run deep

Meaning: similar in meaning to "deep-rooted."

Example: His family has long been supported the monarchy; their royalist roots run deep. Read on

rock the boat

Meaning: to make trouble.

Example: If you don't want any trouble with your boss, then stop rocking the boat. Read on

rain check

Meaning: declining an offer that might be taken up later.

Example: He said he would take a rain check on visiting us today. Read on

rob Peter to pay Paul

Meaning: to cause harm to one person in order to do good for another.

Example: I moved money from the college savings account to my main account so the debit would clear, robbing Peter to pay Paul. Read on

ride (on) a wave

Meaning: to enjoy the advantages of something

Example: The person that won the lottery was riding the wave of millions of dollars. Read on

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high up

Meaning: to have an important standing in society

Example: With the way he barked orders at the workers, everyone got the impression that he is high up in the company. Read on

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