take a leaf out of life or book Meaning: follow an example set by another person; imitate another person. Example: You need to take a leaf out of your boss’s life, and be punctual coming office in time.
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bring to book ❯❮ living on borrowed time
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put your foot in it
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
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