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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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banana republic

Meaning: a small, poor country with a weak, corrupt or dishonest government

Example: If the current Prime Minister wins the election again, nobody can save our country from becoming a banana republic. Read on

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