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English Slang Idioms (286)

"The car we won on the game show has been kind of a mixed .......... On one hand, we have a brand new car. On the other hand, it gets bad gas mileage and we had to pay the government income tax on it," Jill said to Alison.
"I am sorry that I didn't hear you calling my name. I was rocking out to the Beetles. I get kind of caught up in the ......... sometimes and don't notice anything else," Marcie told May.
"I am sorry. Daisy just threw a ......... wrench into our plans for this weekend. She was supposed to watch my daughter this weekend and just told me that she got called out of town. We will have to go camping another weekend. Why don't you come over instead and we'll barbeque?" Jake asked John.
"I can't wait until my credit cards are paid off. The extra payments they require every month have been a real ......... on my back," Joey said to his best friend.
It worries me that some people idolize Adolph Hitler. He may have been intelligent in some ways but he was a ..........
"I can't wait until this new software program is fully implemented in our company. I have been working 24/......... on it over the past couple of weeks and I need a break," Suzy said to Bill.
"I haven't gone hiking for a ......... of Sundays. Will you go with me this Saturday?" Jay asked Ian.
"I don't care if you have been studying chess tactics since I last beat you. I am going to ......... the floor with you," Joe said to Brent as they sat down to play a game of chess.
"Are you done with the raking?" Jordan's father asked. He replied, "It's more or ......... finished. I just have to bag the leaves."
"Do you mind if I invite my girlfriend to the barbeque this weekend?" Rafael asked Leonardo. Leonardo replied, " You should invite her the more the .........."