Sand

shifting sands

Meaning: Refers to something that is constantly changing, often making a person feel uncertain

Example: My husband has had trouble maintaining a job in the shifting sands of the economy. Read on

line in the sand

Meaning: a boundary beyond which one cannot proceed without consequences

Example: His resolve to either get a paid internship or drop out of school was his line in the sand. Read on

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under fire

Meaning: being shot at

Example: The politician came under fire after it was discovered that he had spend campaign money on lavish parties. Read on

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