Meaning: To be just beginning to find out more about a particular subject. To be only looking at something (initially) in a superficial way.
Meaning: to start arguing or working in a more determined manner because you feel directly confronted or insulted
Meaning: to confront someone in an angry way by telling them what you really think about them
Meaning: to pay very close attention to a particular situation.
Meaning: when something is done ad nauseum / to the point of absolute exhaustion but without any results.
Meaning: to be in a very similar situation
Meaning: Something that was earned easily will often be wasted or squandered very quickly.
Meaning: be prepared to do your absolute best.
Meaning: You’ve summarized the issue very clearly and precisely
Meaning: something you thought would have awful consequences actually turned out to have a delightful and rewarding result.