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Idioms and idiomatic expressions
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FEEL BLUE To feel blue means to have feelings of deep sadness or depression.

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ON A SHOESTRING If you do something on a shoestring, you do it with very little money.

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idiom of the week: BAD HAIR DAY Originating as a humorous comment about one's hair being unmanageable, this term has broadened to mean 'a day when everything seems to go wrong'.

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to have itchy feet A person who has itchy feet is someone who finds it difficult to stay in one place and likes to travel and discover new places.

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idiom of the week: THE GLOVES ARE OFF This expression is used when there are signs that a fight is about to start.

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WEAR MANY HATS Someone who wears many hats has to do many different types of tasks or play a variety of roles.

A HOT POTATO A hot potato is a very sensitive and controversial matter which is difficult to deal with.

DRIVE UP THE WALL If somebody or something drives you up the wall, they do something that greatly annoys or irritates you.

Idiom of this week: SNOWED UNDER Someone who is snowed under has so many things to do, usually work, that he is unable to cope with it all.

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RAINDROP IN THE DROUGHT When someone is waiting for a raindrop in the drought, they are waiting and hoping for something that has little chance of happening.

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