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Idioms

Idioms are words that don't mean exactly what they say. Study these cards for some examples of idioms and what they really mean.
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Don't let the cat out of the bag
This means do not tell a secret.
Holding the trench
This means suffering or feeling sad
Apple of my eye
This means someone who is cherished above all others.
Blood is thicker than water
This means family bond is closer than anything else.
Beating around the bush
This means avoiding the main topic.
Barking up the wrong tree
This means a mistake made in something you are trying to achieve.
Finding your feet
This means to become more comfortable in whatever you are doing.
It takes two to tango
This means a two person conflict where both people are at fault.
Level playing field
This means a fair competition where no side has an advantage.

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