English Idioms & Idiomatic Expressions
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- Put your money where your mouth is
- If someone puts their money where their mouth is, they back up their words with action.
- Put your oar in
- If you join a discussion or offer your opinion when not invited or expected to do so, you put your oar in.
- Put your shoulder to the wheel
- When you put your shoulder to the wheel, you contribute to an effort.
- Put your thumb on the scales
- If you put your thumb on the scales, you try to influence the result of something in your favour.
- Put yourself in someone's shoes
- If you put yourself in someone's shoes, you imagine what it is like to be in their position.
- Putting the cart before the horse
- When you put the cart before the horse, you are doing something the wrong way round.
- Pyrrhic victory
- A Pyrrhic victory is one that causes the victor to suffer so much to achieve it that it isn't worth winning.
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