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IDIOMS AND EXPRESSIONS EXTREME



✅A Definitions
๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿป JUST AROUND THE CORNER = happening very soon


๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿป TO GET BACK INTO THE SWING OF THINGS = to get accustomed to smth again. Mainly used about work/tasks.


๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿป TO SIT ON ONE'S BACKSIDE = to be lazy

๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿป TO STUFF ONE'S FACE = to eat huge amounts like a pig

๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿป TO PILE ON THE POUNDS = to get fat

๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿป TO COMBAT THE POST-HOLIDAY HANGOVER = to fight the feeling of sadness that you have to back to work again




✅B Definitions

๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿป TO WAKE UP AT THE CRACK OF DAWN = to get up really early

๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿป TO JUMP INTO THE SHOWER = to have a quick shower

๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿป TO WOLF DOWN FOOD = to eat smth really fast

๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿป TO GULP DOWN FOOD/DRINK = to eat/drink (usually drink) smth fast

๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿป as if THERE'S NO TOMORROW = you do smth so fast as if you believe tomorrow won't come

๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿป SMTH IS BEST AVOIDED = better not do it

๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿป CHOCK-A-BLOCK = really busy (often with traffic/transport)

๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿป PUSHING AND SHOVING = people pushing and using their elbows to move through a crowd

✅C Definitions

๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿป NOT ALL DOOM AND GLOOM = it's not all bad news

๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿป TO CATCH UP WITH ALL THE LATEST GOSSIP = you get filled in with all the latest gossip and news so you don't feel left behind

๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿป TO HAVE A (CASUAL) CHINWAG = to have an informal chat (your chin wags, like a dog's tail moving backwards and forwards, up and down to insinuate that you're talking a lot) 

๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿป TO KEEP SMTH TO A MINIMUM = don't do much of it. Very common: "Keep the noise, sound, music, screaming to a minimum"

๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿป TO SETTLE (RIGHT) BACK IN = to get accustomed to smth again that you maybe got out of practice with

๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿป TO HAVE NEVER EVEN LEFT THE PLACE = if smth is as if you had never even left the place, it's so usual for you that you don't feel you've ever been away

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