dear sir, please explain these.1. sun-drenched sandy beaches. 2. before we marry most of us take life's lumps in stride . 3.they nail me disgrace with their stares. 4.i have a huge capacity to be happy . 5. convincing performance . 6. a towering figure/personality . 7.they are now 8 points [ clear of] the opponent team. 9. force the issue[ please explain it in a sentence ]. 10. a mushroom of opportunities for....11. the issue was put on ice. 12 she was a tiny bit less extravagant .13. he is coming back to his old self in a few minutes. 14. the populous prime minister of india .