Mankato, Minn. : The Child's World, c2010
Series: Sayings and phrases
24 p. : col. ill. ; 21 x 25 cm ISBN/ISSN:
9781602532069 (library bound : alk. paper), 1602532060 (library bound : alk. paper), 9781602532069, Language:
Explains the meaning of some common sayings, and shows how to use each idiom correctly
Achilles' heel -- Brownie points -- Busy as a bee -- The chips are down -- Cut-and-dried -- Don't look a gift horse in the mouth -- Dropping like flies -- Elbow grease -- A fish out of water -- Fit as a fiddle -- A fly on the wall -- Hook, line, and sinker -- In your face -- Lend an ear -- Loose cannon -- Mind over matter -- My hands are tied -- Nothing to sneeze at -- Opening a can of worms -- Over the hill -- Pecking order -- Pull some strings -- Put a sock in it -- Rain or shine -- Rub someone the wrong way -- A stick in the mud -- Talk turkey -- Tongue-in-cheek -- Walking on eggshells -- The whole kit and caboodle -- You can't teach an old dog new tricks
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