You have a one track mind!
= You always think about the same (one) thing!
(we can also say he/she/we/they “has/have a one
a poker face
= a face with no expression
This idiom originates from the card game of poker because no gambling poker player should have an expression that is easy to read! (that way, the other players in the game won’t be able to guess how good/bad his/her cards are)
George has a poker face so you never know
what he’s thinking!
I can have my cake and eat it too!
= I can have EVERYTHING I want in life!
TO BLOW ONE’S OWN HORN
= when a person boasts about how great
he/she is …!
Don always blows his own horn. In staff
meetings, he tells everyone how great HIS
TO BE FULL OF HOT AIR!
= When someone talks a lot about something
he/she can or will do but in reality, there is no
truth in any of what he/she is saying – just hot
He went on the job interview because the company said they would be able to offer him a good position, but during the interview, he realized it was too small, with no opportunities. The manager was just full of hot air!
TO BET ON THE WRONG HORSE
= To make an incorrect guess about the future
If you think the Queen plans to retire, you’re
betting on the wrong horse!
IT’S A DEAL!
= Okay, I agree, it will be done!
= Yes, sure, of course!
I HEAR YOU!
= I agree with what you are saying!
Let’s get the ball rolling!
= Let’s start now!
(usually said about an important project)