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    Question idioms

    Please add these idioms along with their meanings as am not able to get them:-

    "a pretty kettle of fish" and "to get one's goat".

    Thank you.

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    Re: idioms

    a pretty kettle of fish
    means a mess,a precious mess.
    to get one's goat
    means to make someone cross,very angry.
    That sort of attitude really gets her goat.

    am i right


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    Re: idioms

    I agree with Gerry, except that "precious" is certainly not the right adjective to describe a mess.

    "A pretty kettle of fish" has the meaning of a muddle, a bad job.

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