AMERICAN IDIOMS E

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AMERICAN IDIOMS E
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  1. Earful:
    a strong verbal scolding. ex. "Katie's father really gave her an earful when she came home at 4 AM."
  2. Easy:
    Not so fast. Calm down! ex. "Easy! Don't eat so fast!"
  3. (As) easy as pie:
    Very easy.
  4. Easy come, easy go:
    PROVERB. Said to explain the loss of something that was very easily obtained in the first place.
  5. Easy-going:
    Tolerant. Laid-back. Relaxed.
  6. (To) eat one's heart out:
    To be envious or jealous. ex. "Eat your heart out Frank, I'm going to Paris!"
  7. (To) eat out of someone's hands:
    To do whatever someone else wants. ex. "James would do anything for Vicky. She had him eating out of her hands."
  8. (To) eat one's words:
    To admit that what one said was wrong. ex. "You think I won't be able to find work in one week? I'm going to make you eat your words."
  9. Elbow room:
    Enough space (room) to feel comfortable.
  10. Enough is enough:
    That is enough and there should be no more.
  11. (To) enter one's mind:
    To cross one's mind. To start thinking about something. "You want me to become a doctor? The thought never even entered my mind."
  12. Everything but the kitchen sink:
    Almost everything one can think of.
  13. Every so often:
    Once in while. Occasionally.
  14. Every other:
    Every second. Alternate. ex. "In Los Angeles, every other person is an actor."
  15. Expecting:
    Pregnant.

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