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IN A PICKLE IN AN UNPLEASANT SITUATION
BUTTERFLIES IN THE STOMACH A WEIRD FEELING CAUSED BY FEAR OR NERVOUSNESS
OPEN A CAN OF WORMS START A LOT OF TROUBLE THAT WILL BE HARD TO STOP
WHITE ELEPHANT A TOTALLY USELESS POSSESSION THAT YOU WOULD LIKE TO GET RID OF
BURY YOUR HEAD IN THE SAND PRETEND DANGER DOESN'T EXIST WHEN IT REALLY DOES
DON'T COUNT YOUR CHICKENS BEFORE THEY HATCH DON'T MAKE PLANS BASED UPON SOMETHING THAT HASN'T HAPPENED YET
TO PUT YOUR FOOT IN YOUR MOUTH TO SAY SOMETHING THAT YOU SHOULDN'T HAVE SAID
TO BEAT AROUND THE BUSH TO AVOID COMING DIRECTLY TO THE POINT
IN ONE EAR AND OUT THE OTHER GOING THROUGHT THE MIND WITHOUT LEAVING AN IMPRESSION
UP A TREE IN DIFFICULTY, HELPLESS
KEEP YOUR SHIRT ON REMAIN CALM
YOUR EYES ARE BIGGER THAN YOUR STOMACH YOU ASK FOR A LOT OF FOOD, BUT THEN YOU CAN'T EAT IT ALL
STRAIGHT FROM THE HORSE'S MOUTH INFORMATION OBTAINED FROM THE MOST RELIABLE SOURCE
TO GIVE SOMEONE THE COLD SHOULDER TO SHOW SOMEONE HE'S NOT WELCOME, REJECT
A CLOSE SHAVE A NARROW ESCAPE FROM DANGER
CROCODILE TEARS MAKE-BELIEVE SORROW
TO LAY AN EGG TO BE A BIG FAILURE
TO GET UP ON THE WRONG SIDE OF THE BED TO BE GRUMPY
TO FLY OFF THE HANDLE TO EXPLODE INTO ANGER AND LOSE CONTROL
PUTTING ON THE DOG ACTING FANCY, PUTTING ON A FANCY DISPLAY
A CHIP OFF THE OLD BLOCK A CHILD WHO LOOKS OR ACTS LIKE ONE OF HIS OR HER PARENTS
A SKELETON IN THE CLOSET A SECRET THAT COULD RUIN YOUR REPUTATION
TO THROW THE BOOK AT SOMEONE TO GIVE SOMEONE THE WORST POSSIBLE PUNISHMENT FOR THE CRIME COMMITTED
DON'T CRY OVER SPILLED MILK IT'S USELESS TO CRY ABOUT WHAT CAN'T BE UNDONE
TO GET INTO EVERYONE'S HAIR TO KEEP BOTHERING PEOPLE
TO BE A WET BLANKET TO BE A SPOILSPORT, TO DISCOURAGE SOMEONES PLANS OR ENTHUSIASM
TO TAKE THE WORDS RIGHT OUT OF SOMEONE'S MOUTH TO SAY EXACTLY WHAT SOMEONE WAS JUST GOING TO SAY
SITTING ON TOP OF THE WORLD FEELING EXTREMELY HAPPY BECAUSE OF SOMETHING YOU HAVE ACCOMPLISHED
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