Meaning: to do something that has negative consequences for you, even though these consequences can be easily seen.
Example: She dug her own grave when she started talking behind her boss's back. Read on
Meaning: used to describe a stupid person.
Example: No matter how hard I try to understand what Jim is talking about, it is apparent that his lights are on but nobody is home. Read on
Meaning: hide from the truth
Example: Finals begin in a week and if I continue to bury my head in the sand, I'll be taking this class again next semester. Read on
Meaning: an intelligent and lively person (humorously)
Example: Emma is the bright spark of the school – she scored the highest marks in the class. Read on
Meaning: say something (by mistake) that upsets, humiliates, or embarrasses someone
Example: Carla put her foot right in it when she congratulated her neighbour on being pregnant. It turns out she's not expecting but had just put on weight. Read on
Meaning: not mentally sound
Example: With the number of silly remarks he comes up with, I wonder if he's not playing with a full deck. Read on
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