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English Slang Idioms (84)

"Good job, team One! You have had a really good ......... this quarter. Keep this up and you can all look forward to a nice Christmas bonus," Sally told them.
"We just passed Portland and we have only been on the road for four hours. I thought it would take us at least five. We are making really good .........," Chris told Kyle.
"I invited Sarah to the party on Saturday but she said that she wouldn't go because her parents don't approve of her drinking. What a ......... two-shoes," Willis said to Max.
"I know you are scared to use that circular saw I gave you but you have to cut those pieces and nail them to your shed before it rains. You are just going to have to grab the bull by it's ......... and overcome your fear. I would do it if I could but I am a thousand miles away," his father told him over the telephone.
"When the boss yells at you, take it with a ......... of salt. He yells at everyone on Monday and doesn't even remember doing it later on that day. It's nothing to worry about," Jenna told the new employee.
"I know that you have been thinking about breaking up with your girlfriend in order to date Kate Wilson. I can't tell you whether that is the right answer or not but I can tell you that the grass may appear greener on the other side but it is just as hard to .........," Willy told his 16-year-old son.
"Hi, Mom. What have I been up to? Well, I have recently become involved in a ......... roots activist group that is trying to save the old-growth redwoods from being cut down. I hope that through our efforts, our kids will be able to see these trees," Ken said.
"I finally left Jamie because I was sick of being a grass .......... He didn't get home until 9 o'clock most nights and was often away on business. I wanted a husband I could see and spend time with," Mary told her best friend in Ohio.
"My best friend is on the gravy ......... now. He wrote three best-selling novels and makes more on the royalties a year than I have in the past ten years," Tom told his parents.
"I sure like this job. I get to use my brain much more than when I worked as a grease ......... at Joe's Automotive shop fixing cars," Willy told Gina.