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make like a tree and leave

Meaning: to tell someone to leave at once.

Example: "Why don't you make like a tree and leave?" "You are starting to get on my nerves," he said to him after the argument in the office. 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

green thumb

Meaning: good gardening results

Example: My mother has green fingers. She can grow just about anything in the garden. Read on

go out on a limb

Meaning: do or say something that is different from most other people

Example: During an analysis of the news, he went out on a limb and expressed an opinion opposite to that held by the general public. Read on

low hanging fruit

Meaning: a goal that can be easily reached

Example: There are a lot of things that need to be completed for our project. I would suggest that we start with the low hanging fruit. Read on

money doesn’t grow on trees

Meaning: to have to put an effort in earning money

Example: The kids need to understand that even though they have been born with a silver spoon in their mouths, that money doesn't grow on trees. Read on

bark up the wrong tree

Meaning: waste one's efforts by pursuing the wrong thing or path

Example: It was a very sensitive case and yet for over one year the investigators kept barking up the wrong tree. 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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