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ENGLISH IDIOMS LIST (A WORK IN PROGRESS):


A-C *** D-F *** G-J *** K-O *** P-T *** U-Z



K
keep one's cool
keep one's word
kill two birds with one stone

L
last straw
learn the ropes
Let bygones be bygones.
Let sleeping dogs lie.
level playing field
lighten up
Live and learn.
Live and let live.
look like a million dollars
lose face
lose ones cool
lose one's train of thought
lost soul

M
make a long story short
make a mountain out of a molehill
make hay while the sun shines
make it big
man of the moment
man/woman of means
man's best friend
miss the boat
Money doesn't grow on trees.
Money is no object.
more bang for the buck
muffin top
music to one's ears

N
Necessity is the mother of invention.
Never look a gift horse in the mouth.
new lease on life
no-brainer
no laughing matter
no-go
no-no
no more Mr. Nice Guy
no show
no spring chicken
not a ghost of a chance
not all that it is cracked up to be
not up to par

O
off one's rocker
old hat
old man winter
on cloud nine
on the blink
on the fly
on the fritz
on the mend
one good turn deserves another
one-hit wonder
on the rocks
open a can of worms
out of one's mind
out of order
Out of Sight, out of mind.
out of the hole
out of the woods
out of this world
out to lunch