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could you please explain to me the meaning of the following two idioms with some examples

- short on one thing and long on another
- to skip ship or jumb ship


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- short on one thing and long on another

This means to have not enough or little of one thing and plenty of another, usually negative:

He was long on anger and short on charm.

- to skip ship or jump ship
to abandon or something that is in trouble

Many of the best employees jumped ship when the company started having financial difficulties.

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