Idioms Everyday Use 01-02.txt

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Idioms Everyday Use 01-02.txt
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  1. You can get this item ON the ______ market at a much lower price.
    You can get this item ON the BLACK market at a much lower price.
  2. What do you like to do when you're feeling ________?
    What do you like to do when you're feeling BLUE?
  3. You have the _______ light. You can start working on the project.
    You have the GREEN light. You can start working on the project.
  4. She was _______ with envy when she learned I'd won the award.
    She was GREEN with envy when she learned I'd won the award.
  5. Put it in ______ and _________. I won't do it until I see the document.
    Put it in BLACK and WHITE. I won't do it until I see the document.
  6. It's a very profitable company. They're never in the __________
    It's a very profitable company. They're never in the BLACK.
  7. If you don't get a job, you'll soon be in the ______ and will have to ask for a loan.
    If you don't get a job, you'll soon be in the RED and will have to ask for a loan.
  8. His death came out of the _______. He was only 31. My God!
    His death came out of the BLUE. He was only 31. My God!
  9. A: My parents-in-law are coming over next weekend.
    B: Are you thinking of rolling out the _____ carpet?
    A: We surely will!
    • A: My parents-in-law are coming over next weekend.
    • B: Are you thinking of rolling out the RED carpet?
    • A: We surely will!
  10. Is there any way to cut through all the _____ tape? Otherwise, it'll take 2 months to get a new certificate.
    Is there any way to cut through all the RED tape? Otherwise, it'll take 2 months to get a new certificate.
  11. I honestly didn't like her present but I didn't want her to feel bad about it so I told her a _____ lie.
    I honestly didn't like her present but I didn't want her to feel bad about it so I told her a WHITE lie.
  12. The newly-born is the _______ of her eye.
    The newly-born is the APPLE of her eye.
  13. His explanation was _______. It didn't make sense at all! He just didn't know what to say.
    His explanation was BALONEY. It didn't make sense at all! He just didn't know what to say.
  14. Our national team ________ed last year's champion and won the match.
    Our national team CREAMED last year's champion and won the match.
  15. The lights are on but there's nobody in. Hmmmm. There's something _______
    The lights are on but there's nobody in. Hmmmm. There's something FISHY.
  16. I went _______ when I heard I'd won a trip to Europe.
    I went BANANAS when I heard I'd won a trip to Europe.
  17. I was in a ______ when I was stopped by a police officer and couldn't find my driver's license.
    I was in a PICKLE when I was stopped by a police officer and couldn't find my driver's license.
  18. No, it won't work. It's a ________. No wonder it was so cheap!
    No, it won't work. It's a LEMON. No wonder it was so cheap!
  19. Are you ________? I wouldn't jump out of a helicopter for all the money in the world.
    Are you NUTS? I wouldn't jump out of a helicopter for all the money in the world.
  20. Thanks for getting me some soup. I can't move. My foot really hurts. You're a ________
    Thanks for getting me some soup. I can't move. My foot really hurts. You're a PEACH. 
  21. If you wait until the sales start, you'll get that coat for __________
    If you wait until the sales start, you'll get that coat for PEANUTS.
  22. The test was a ______ of ________. I finished it in just 15 minutes.
    The test was a PIECE OF CAKE. I finished it in just 15 minutes.

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