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idioms

TermDefinition
an open question a matter which is undecided
a storm in a teacup (a tempest in a teapot AmE) a lot of unnecessary anger and worry about a matter that is not important
cross swords (with sb. over sth.) fight or argue
Drop the subject! stop discussing this topic at once.
change (one's) mind to change one's original opinion, choice, or plan.
bear (someone or something) in mind to remember and consider something
make up (one's) mind make a final decision after a period of consideration.
take something for granted to never think about something because you believe it will always be available or stay exactly the same
come to the point / get to the point to get to the important part (of something).
miss the point misunderstand the essence or crux of something.
get the point understand / comprehend something
make one's point effectively communicate or explain one's opinion, idea, or point of view.
hold (one's) tongue stay quiet despite wanting to say something
have the last word say the final words in an argument or discussion
in a way to some extent (but not completely)
all in all everything being taken into account
for one thing one reason is
out of place not comfortable in or not suitable for a situation:
out of the question not possible; having no chance; not permitted.
wrap up (the discussion) to bring to a usually successful conclusion
Created by: tmull
 

 



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