to solve two problems at once.
“By taking my dad on holiday, I killed two birds with one stone. I got to go away but also spend time with him.”
to not feel well.
“I’m really feeling under the weather today; I have a terrible cold.”
to accidentally reveal a secret.
“I let the cat out of the bag about their wedding plans.”
something is very easy.
“The English test was a piece of cake.”
something is very expensive.
“Fuel these days costs and arm and a leg.”
something that will never happen.
“When pigs fly she’ll tidy up her room.”
an event that happens infrequently.
“I only go to the cinema once in a blue moon.”
this means agreeing with someone.
“They finally saw eye to eye on the business deal.”
this means that the person you’re just talking about actually appears at that moment.
“Hi Tom, speak of the devil, I was just telling Sara about your new car.”
means you can enjoy two different opportunities at the same time.
“By working part-time and looking after her kids two days a week she managed to get the best of both worlds.”
A ballpark figure (a rough estimate) for the cost of the new stadium would be $150,000,000.
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