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Idioms 1of8

List 1 of 8 of Amercan Idioms

QuestionAnswer
Dead Ringer 100% identical. A duplicate.
Skid Row A bad neighborhood or area of disrepair
Eighty Six "A certain item is no longer available. Or this idiom can also mean
water under the bridge a closed or finished matter
Cup Of Joe A cup of coffee.
Pig In A Poke A deal that is made without first examining it.
Red herring A delebriate misleading and diverting of attention from the real issue
Wag the Dog A diversion away from something of greater importance.
to have a frog in your throat a dry feeling that makes it difficult to speak
Laughing Stock A figure or object of ridicule and laughter.
a skeleton in the closet a guilty secret
Wild Goose Chase A hopeless quest
Til the cows come home A long time.
New York Minute "A minute that seems to go by quickly
Barking Up The Wrong Tree A mistake made in something you are trying to achieve.
X marks the spot A phrase that is said when someone finds something he/she has been looking for.
Knee Jerk Reaction A quick and automatic response.
Rule Of Thumb A rough estimate.
Stool Pigeon A snitch or a tattle-tale or someone used to get others in trouble
As good as gold A sure thing to do what is being promised
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