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painful to the touch; tender.
She's got a sore leg
a meal made of fried foods (fried egg, mushrooms, bacon etc.)
a fry-up (n, informal)
you're very annoying [idiom]
you're a pain in the neck
I don't have any money. [idiom]
I'm so broke/I'm flat broke.
You should try to spend less.
You need to tighten your belt.
He's got a lot of money. [idiom]
He's flush (with cash).
to spent a lot of money on sth
to splash out on sth
We really splashed out on our new car.
to be very expensive [idiom]
to cost (somebody) an arm and a leg (informal)
These opera tickets cost us an arm and a leg!
not expensive (adj.)
for a song
I got this new top for a song.
a situation in which you are charged much more for something than you think you should have to pay
a daylight robbery
The cost of renting a car at that place is daylight robbery.
There is a condition (usually something difficult or unpleasant).
There's a catch.
to mix the dough
to read using your voice
to read aloud
to study, especially with concentrated effort [idiom]
yo hit the books (informal)
someone with a very detailed knowledge of films
a film buff
hidden but ready to be used [idiom]
I still have a few tricks up my sleeve.
it's easy to realise that someone has a secret, simply by looking at that person's face.
It is written all over your face
a proverb used to warn against being too curious lest one come to harm.
Curiosity killed the cat
to disclose a secret [idiom]
to spill the beans
So who spilt the beans about her affair with David?
to keep sth as a secret or in confidence
Keep this information under your hat.
to do (or be permitted to do) something that's not normally allowed [idiom]
to bend the rules
We don't usually let students take books home, but I'll bend the rules this time.