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English Slang Idioms (236)

She was sick of having to wear her sister's hand-me-......... clothes. Her older sister was 10 years older, so all of her clothes were out of style by the time she could wear them.
"Do you have an extra caulking gun? I am not looking for .........-outs I want to trade a drill for it if you have a caulking gun," Rick's next-door neighbor said.
"I am selling this redwood bench for $100. It is made from hand-......... boards that I accumulated over quite some time and is made with hardy deck screws," Bill told the customers.
"Mark is the best chess player in this state, hands .......... He has won every championship in this state that he has ever played in," his sister told the reporter.
"I believe in a hands-......... approach to the work my employees do. I believe each one is capable of getting the job done without micromanagement. I am here as a mentor and a problem-solver, not as an authoritarian," Mr. Smith, the manager of a successful biotechnology company, told the audience.
"I don't want you ......... around the high school anymore. You could get hurt by the older kids or involved in things that you shouldn't be," Rudy's mom told him.
"I know that you all want to jump off the bridge into the river but I am going to hang ......... on the river bank and read a book. I'm afraid of heights," Shawn told Jesse and Derrick.
"It is only a matter of time before I get fired. I am just hanging by a .......... The boss was yelling at me every day for a while and now she is ignoring me. People have told me that there is a rumor going around that the minute I make a mistake, I am going to get the boot," Luke told his roommate.
"You are a good employee, David. I know that you are having a hard time in your new position but hang in .......... You will get it. I have faith in you," Isaiah said to him.
During the Second World War, many thought that the freedom of the world was hanging in the ......... and that many personal freedoms would be squashed.