Meaning: a person who achieved greatness even though they came from a place not so great.
Meaning: to be at serious risk.
Meaning: to make trouble.
Example: If you don't want any trouble with your boss, then stop rocking the boat. 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: a fatiguing burden.
Meaning: to be very close to something dangerous or unwelcoming
Example: She was standing on the edge of a cliff in the photo, too close for comfort. Read on
Meaning: in trouble or state of shame
Example: The opposition leader landed himself in a whole load of hot water after making several vulgar comments. Read on
Meaning: try to calm, soothe or placate a problematic situation
Example: She's such a calm person; last week, the whole office was in uproar until she stepped in and poured oil on troubled waters. Read on
Meaning: make the best out of a difficult situation
Example: She tried to live by the motto 'when life gives you lemons, make lemonade.' Read on
Meaning: the intensity of the issue can be lowered down by discussion
Example: Don't hesitate to share your problems with me. After all, a problem shared is a problem halved. Read on