1.CATS & DOGS: rain heavily--> It"s raining cats & dogs = It"s raining heavily2. CHALK ANDCHEESE: very different from each other--> I don"t have anything in common with my brother. We"re like chalk & cheese.3. HERE and THERE: everywhere--> I have been looking here and there for thegift I bought for my girlfriend.4. A HOT POTATO: something that is difficult ordangerous to giảm giá with (vấn đề nan giải, rét hổi)--> The abortion issue is a political hot potatoin the US.5. AT THE DROP OF THE HAT: immediately, instantly--> If you need me, just điện thoại tư vấn me. I can come atthe drop of a hat.Bạn đang xem: Hit the roof là gì
6.BACK to THE DRAWING BOARD: time khổng lồ start from the beginning ; it is time toplan something over again (bắt đầu lại trường đoản cú đầu)--> My plans tocreate a tiny car made of glasses were unsuccessful, so I guess it is back tothe drawing board.7. BEAT ABOUT THEBUSH: avoiding the main topic, not speaking directly about the issue. (nói vòngvo, không vô vấn đề chính)--> Stop beatingabout the bush & answer myquestion.8. BEST THING SINCE SLICED BREAD: a good inventionor innovation; a good idea or plan. (ý tưởng hay, tốt)--> Portable phones are marketed as the bestthing since sliced bread; people think they are extremely good.9. BURN THE MIDNIGHT OIL: lớn stay up working,especially studying late at night (thức khuya làm việc, học tập bài)--> I will have a big exam tomorrow so I"ll beburning the midnight oil tonight.10. CAUGHT BETWEEN TWO STOOLS: when someone findsit difficult lớn choose between two alternatives (lưỡng lự, không biết lựa chọncái nào, do dự)--> I was caught between two stools when I hadto choose which shirt to hang out with my girlfriends.
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11.BREAK A LEG = good luck
12. HIT THE BOOKS =to study13. LET THE mèo OUTOF THE BAG: to lớn reveal a secret or a surprise by accident ( để lộ túng thiếu mật)--> It"s asecret. Try not lớn let the cát out of the bag.14. WHEN PIGS FLY =something will never happen (chuyện viễn vông, ko tưởng)15. SCRATCH SOMEONE"S BACK: helpsomeone out with the assumption that they will return the favor in the future(giúp ai với mong muốn về sau người ta để giúp đỡ lại mình)--> "You scratch my back and I will scratchyours," the customer said when we talked about the new sales contact.
16.HIT THE NAIL ON THE HEAD: vị or say something exactly right (đoán, nói trúngphóc)--> Mike hit thenail on the head when he said most people can use a computer without knowinghow it works.
17. TAKESOMEONE/SOMETHING FOR GRANTED: coi nhẹ--> One of theproblems with relationships is that after a while you begin lớn take each otherfor granted.18. TAKE SOMETHINGINTO ACCOUNT/CONSIDERATION: toremember to consider something (tính đến cái gì)--> We will take your long years of service intoaccount when we make our final decision.19. KEEP AN EYE ON SB/STH: để ý, để chổ chính giữa đến ai--> Please keep an eye on my baby while I amout.20. PUT SOMEONE/SOMETHING AT SOMEONE"S DISPOSAL: tomake someone or something available lớn someone (có sẵn mang đến ai áp dụng theo ýmuốn)--> I"d be glad khổng lồ help you if you need me. Iput myself at your disposal.
26.PAY THROUGH THE NOSE: khổng lồ pay too much for something (trả giá bán đắt)--> If you wantdecent wine in a restaurant, you will have khổng lồ pay through the nose for it.27. BY THE SKIN OFONE"S TEETH: tiếp giáp sao--> I gotthrough calculus class by the skin of my teeth.--> I got khổng lồ theairport a few minutes late và missed the plan by the skin of my teeth.28. PULL SOMEONE"SLEG: chọc ai--> You don"t mean that.You"re just pulling my leg.29. IT STRIKE SB AS/THAT A STRANGE: lấy có tác dụng lạ--> I stroke me as a strange when he came toclass early this morning.30. HIGH & LOW = HERE & THERE: everywhere--> I have been searching high & low for thegift I bought for Hà An for a whole day.
31.THE MORE, THE MERRIER: càng đông, càng vui--> Of courseyou can have a ride with us! The more, the merrier.32. SPICK và SPAN:ngăn nắp, gọn gàng gàng--> The kitchenwas spick & span as ever, every surface wiped down & everything in itsplace.33. EVERY NOW ANDTHEN = sometimes--> Every nowand then, I want to lớn be alone.34. PART and PARCEL: integral, crucial (quan trọng,thiết yếu)--> Being recognised in the street is all partand parcel of being famous.
35. GO khổng lồ ONE"S HEAD: khiến cho ai kiêu ngạo--> Don"t let all this praises go to lớn your head.--> Too much success will go to lớn her head.
36.BE ON THE WAGON: né rượu--> Bob"s olddrinking buddies complained that he was no fun when he went on the wagon.37. ONCE IN A BLUEMOON: hết sức hiếm--> Once in ablue moon, I stop thinking about her. If only she knew how much I love her.38. ON THE SPOT:immediately (ngay lập tức)--> I will bethere on the spot.39. FEW and FAR BETWEEN: hi hữu gặp--> Go & tell her that you love her! That kindof girl is really few và far between.40. ON THE VERGE OF = ON THE BRINK OF = IN THE EDGE: bên bờ vực (cẩn thận cùng với giới từ bỏ "on" với "in" nhé!)--> We have lớn protect elephants. They are onthe verge of extinction.
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41.LEAD SOMEBODY BY THE NOSE: lớn control someone và make them vì exactly what youwant them to vì (nắm đầu, dắt mũi ai)--> They simplydidn"t know what they were doing and they were led by the nose by amanipulative government42. AT THE ELEVENTHHOUR: vào phút chót--> She alwaysturned her term paper in at the eleventh hour.43. FIND FAULTWITH: chỉ trích, tìm chuyện,bắt lỗi--> It is very easy khổng lồ find fault with the workothers.44. OFF & ON/ ON & OFF: không hầu hết đặn, thỉnhthoảng--> We don"t often go there- just off and on.45. MAKE BELIEVE: mang bộ, giả vờ--> I tried to make believe she was happy, butknew deep down it was not true.46. MAKE GOOD TIME: di chuyển nhanh, đi nhanh.--> We made good time và were at the hotel bylunch time.47. LOOK DAGGERS AT SOMEONE: giận giữ quan sát ai đó--> Their relationship is not free and easy butat least he is no longer looking daggers at her.48. BE OUT OF THE QUESTION: cần thiết được--> You cannot get married until you are 18,it"s out of the question.49. ALL AT ONCE = suddenly: bất thình lình--> All at once, there was a loud banging on thedoor.50. BLOW ONE"S TRUMPET: bốc phét, mặc lác--> Anyone will tell you she"s one of the bestjournalist we"ve got, although she"d never blow her trumpet.