come/be up to scratch
as good as something/somebody should be
a dream come true
to become reality
For example: Winning the medal was like _______.
as far as somebody/something goes
used to give facts or an opinion about a particular aspect of something
For example: She's doing fine _____ her French ______, it's her German I'm worried about.
when it comes to ______
when the subject being discussed is a particular thing
For example: _________ holidays, I prefer something lazy.
come easily to somebody
to be easy for somebody to do
For example: Speaking English _____ to her.
It just goes to show...
used to say that something proves something
For example: ______ what you can do when you really try.
go from bad to worse
to get even worse
For example: The economic crisis is ___ing _________.
come to mind
if something ________, you suddenly remember or think of it
For example: When discussing influential modern artists, three names immediately ______.