Meaning: something you thought would have awful consequences actually turned out to have a delightful and rewarding result.
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Idiom: To have something ‘in the bag’
Polish meaning? Czytaj dalej
Idiom: practise what you preach
Meaning: If you tell people what is right and moral then you should also hold yourself to the same standards. In essence, don’t be a hypocrite and DO as you recommend for others.
Idiom: don’t look a gift horse in the mouth
Meaning: Don’t be judgemental or critical of a present. (It comes from the practise of checking the age of horses by looking at the length and quality of their teeth. So if someone gave you a free horse, you shouldn’t … Czytaj dalej
Idiom: To learn the ropes
Meaning: To receive the training necessary to do a complicated job or complete a long term task.
Idiom: to be at each other’s throats
Meaning: To be in a constant state of argument and seemingly on the verge of fighting each other
Idiom: don’t see eye to eye
Meaning: to disagree
Idiom: Through thick and thin
Meaning: In good times and in bad.
Idiom: a shoulder to cry on
Meaning: To have someone who will listen to you discuss your problems or complain about life.
Idiom: to be the spitting image of someone
Meaning: To look extremely similar to someone and take after them in physical appearance in a very big way.