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    Letīs write idioms

    How about letīs write sentences here using two or more idioms in it. This is to practice and master the proper use of the idioms that we know.

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    Re: Letīs write idioms

    Me first :

    John feels like Iīm getting in his hair when I tagged along him in the park that he saw red and hollered that I should get off his back.

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    Talking Re: Letīs write idioms

    A : Whatīs the matter?

    B : (silence)

    A : Whatīs eating you? Cat got youīre tongue?

    B : Iīm tying the knot next month. I was on pins and needles about it before but talking to her parents got me wishy-washy now.

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    Re: Letīs write idioms

    I washed my hand off that nasty project. I often get hung up wondering if I made the right decision.

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    #5

    Re: Letīs write idioms

    If you had stuck with it, you might have been up the creek without a paddle.

    (PS Bianca, there's a typo in your post off for of.)


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    Re: Letīs write idioms

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    (PS Bianca, there's a typo in your post off for of.)

    Tdol, could you please explain what you mean by that?
    Do you mean it should be of instead of off in "I washed my hands off something (gambling etc)?
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