I would like to know the meaning of expressions below:
to be the last straw
to be back to square one
tp fly off the handle
to hang in there
Many thanks in advance!
"I sat quietly during Fred's visit while he criticized my decor and the snacks that I served. But when he called my wife 'fat' that was the last straw. I asked him to leave."
To be forced to start over, or re-do something from the beginning.to be back to square one
"I paid a lot of money to have this technician come in and diagnose my computer trouble and install all sorts of anti-virus software and firewalls. But I still can't log into the network, so we are now back to square one."
To become very angry very suddenly.tp fly off the handle
"Don't mention the name 'Martha' in front of John; that's the name of his ex-wife and just hearing her name makes him fly off the handle."
Keep going, don't give up.to hang in there
"I've been working so many hours this week, I'm about to just fall asleep on my feet."
"Hang in there, tomorrow's Friday and then we'll have two days off to relax and do nothing."