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    Question Want to know the meanings of some idioms

    there are few idioms that I am not conversant with.
    So It's my humble request to help me see the daylight.

    here is the list

    • to save one's bacon
    • to tell out of school
    • to be in one's birthday suit
    • in for a penny, in for a pound


    thank you...

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    Re: Want to know the meanings of some idioms

    Quote Originally Posted by Proffy View Post
    there are few idioms that I am not conversant with.
    So It's my humble request to help me see the daylight.

    here is the list

    • to save one's bacon
    • to tell out of school
    • to be in one's birthday suit
    • in for a penny, in for a pound


    thank you...
    And what have you come up with so far in your search of the web?

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    Re: Want to know the meanings of some idioms

    Quote Originally Posted by Proffy View Post
    There are a few idioms that I am not conversant with so it's my humble request to that you help me see the daylight.

    Here is the list:


    • to save one's bacon
    • to tell out of school
    • to be in one's birthday suit
    • in for a penny, in for a pound


    Thank you.
    In addition to searching the net, you can click on "References" at the top of the screen and choose "Idioms".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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