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English Slang Idioms (122)

He hated the wait before a job interview; he felt as antsy as a cat on ......... bricks.
"I just saw Steven leave the boss's office. It must have been good news. He looks as happy as the ......... that got the cream," Jenny told Rachel.
"I got another jury summons! I needed that right now about as much as a fish needs a .........," James told his roommate.
He felt insulted. The proprietor of the store had been watching him like a ......... ever since he entered the store. He wasn't a thief.
He decided that he would jump off of the bridge and into the water even though it was potentially dangerous. He didn't want his friends to think he was a ..........
"My husband and I went to the classic car show this weekend. My husband had been looking forward to it for a long time. As soon as he entered into the event he looked as happy as a kid in a ......... store," Lisa told Ken and then laughed.
Even though he had been in several serious motorcycle accidents, he still rode too fast. He was drawn to high speeds like a ......... to a flame
The manager read the second letter of resignation she had received that day. Since the press release reporting that the company was in a lot of trouble had come out, employees had been leaving like rats deserting a ......... ship.
Now that the new procedure had been implemented in the warehouse, packages were arriving, being stored, and were leaving like ..........
"Marty's boy is doing extremely well so far as a banker. His old man was one of our best employees, so I am not surprised. Well, like ........., like son," Mr. Williams said to Mr. Todd.