Idioms beginning with R

rome was not built in one day
rome was not built in one day Meaning admirable results always take time to take a long time to complete something that is good and important big achievement ... Read on
run out of steam
run out of steam also, run out of gas Meaning to lose the effect that something ones had to fail slowly to stall or become stagnant Example Sentences ... Read on
roaring trade
roaring trade Meaning to do business quickly to be able to sell items fast Example Sentences The vegetable vendor was doing a roaring trade in the market today. ... Read on
rat race
rat race Meaning to be following a routine that is both, exhaustive as well as competitive to be in a competitive struggle to achieve the basics of life ... Read on
race against time
race against time Meaning effort to do something as soon as possible to be in a situation where the time is short and the task pending is not ... Read on
rags to riches
rags to riches Meaning go from being very poor to being very wealthy be very poor in the beginning then later become very rich go from poverty to ... Read on
red letter day
red letter day Meaning a day of significance an important occasion, festival or holiday a birthday, anniversary or a day of remembrance a memorable day a special occasion ... Read on
ring a bell
ring a bell Meaning something that sounds familiar makes someone remember something indistinctly to awaken a vague or indistinct memory recall something experienced previously Example Sentences That name rings ... Read on
rule of thumb
rule of thumb Meaning: a principle that is kept to a guide that is based on practice rather than theory a general principle that comes through experience and ... Read on
running on fumes
running on fumes Meaning: to continue doing something even when you have no energy left to operate with low resources or money to stay awake even when you ... 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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