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Idiom of the day: Play it by ear. Meaning: To decide what to do depending on the situation without planning ahead. #idiom #idioms #english #learnenglish

Idiom of the day: Play it by ear. Meaning: To decide what to do depending on the situation without planning ahead. I’ll just play it by ear.

Idiom of the day: The last straw  Meaning: The last in a series of unpleasant events that finally makes you feel that you cannot continue to accept a bad situation.  Example: He’s always been rude to me, but it was the last straw when she started...

Idiom of the day: The last straw Meaning: The last in a series of unpleasant events that finally makes you feel that you cannot continue to accept a bad situation. Example: He’s always been rude to me, but it was the last straw when she started.

Idiom of the day: Be in deep water.  Meaning: To be in a difficult situation.  Example: We’re going to be in deep water if the bank refuses to authorize a bigger loan.

Idiom of the day: Be in deep water. Meaning: To be in a difficult situation. Example: We’re going to be in deep water if the bank refuses to authorize a bigger loan.

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Idiom of the day: Every cloud has a silver lining. Meaning: In every bad situation there is an element of good. Example: As the trip’s been cancelled I’ll be able to go to the match this Saturday. Every cloud has a silver lining.

Idiom of the day: Fall on your sword  Meaning: To take full responsibility for a negative situation.  Example: So, because I lost the contract, I am supposed to fall on my sword or something?

Idiom of the day: Fall on your sword Meaning: To take full responsibility for a negative situation. Example: So, because I lost the contract, I am supposed to fall on my sword or something?

Idiom of the day: Add fuel to the fire.  Meaning: To make a bad situation worse.  Example: Shouting at a crying child just adds fuel to the fire.

Idiom of the day: Add fuel to the fire. Meaning: To make a bad situation worse. Example: Shouting at a crying child just adds fuel to the fire.

"Fly in the ointment" is someone or something that spoils a good situation.  Example: The only fly in the ointment during our whole vacation was when our flight was delayed.  #idiom

"Fly in the ointment" is someone or something that spoils a good situation. Example: The only fly in the ointment during our whole vacation was when our flight was delayed.

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