Expressions with “Take”

to take the rough with the smooth = to accept the unpleasant parts of a situation as well as the pleasant parts

 

House Idioms

Sport – 2

the ball is in your court = it is your turn to take action / your responsibility

I realised the ball was in my court. No one else would have the same opportunity.

 

Travel Idioms

 

Music Idioms

 

Technology

 

Clothes Idioms Questions

Can you answer these questions? All of them contain expressions connected with clothes.

 

Politics and the Media

mud sticks = said to mean that people are likely to believe something bad that is said about someone, even if it is not true

Mud sticks, however unjust and fourth-hand the accusation, however misguided your accuser and however hard you fight to clear your name.

Mud Sticks

 

Not Giving In

to stick to your guns = to continue to have your beliefs or continue with a plan of action, even if other people disagree with you

Despite the advice from his surrounding, he stuck to his guns on this issue.

To Stick To Your Guns

 

Body – 2

to twist somebody’s arms = to make people do something, to persuade so that it is hard to refuse

to have one’s arms twisted

My wife twisted my arm into buying this unnecessary thing.

To Twist Somebodys Arms

 

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