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All Worked Up About Something »
(one let oneself be very bothered by that thing...)

An About Face »
(turn around and face the opposite direction...)

Cast About For Someone Or Something »
(try to find away to learn or get something...)

Do An About Face »
(turn around to face the opposite direction; change one's position completely...)

Get A Thing About Someone Or Something »
(become interested in that person for some reason...)

Go Into One's Song And Dance About Something »
(talk about something in a way to try to convince someone...)

Have A Clean Conscience About Someone Or Something »
(one does not feel guilty about it...)

Have A Clear Conscience About Someone Or Something »
(one does not feel guilty about it...)

Have A Clue About Something »
(have some knowledge about it...)

No Buts About It »
(it will be this way; this is how it will be...)

No Ifs, Ands, Or Buts About It »
(it must happen this way; nothing else is acceptable...)

No Two Ways About It »
(it will definitely be that one way...)

Order Someone About »
(tell that person to do things; act like a person's boss...)

Round About »
(a way that is not the most direct...)

Worked Up About Something »
(get excited and upset...)

A Little Hard Work Never Hurt Anyone »
(it is good to work hard sometimes; one should not complain about working hard because it is a good thing...)

A Little Knowledge Is A Dangerous Thing »
(people who have only a little knowledge about something often make big mistakes because they think they know more than they actually know...)

A Matter Of Opinion »
(peoples beliefs about this differ...)

Actions Speak Louder Than Words »
(to do the thing is more difficult and important than to just talk about it; doing things is much more difficult and important than just talking about things...)

Air One's Dirty Linen In Public »
(talk about private matters in front of other people...)

Air One's Grievances »
(complain; let people know what you are unhappy about...)

Airing Your Dirty Linen In Public »
(talking publicly about private problems; sharing information about one's personal life...)

All The Rage »
(it is very popular right now; everyone is talking about it...)

Back East »
(said by a person from the East when talking about the East...)

Bad Mouthing You »
(talking badly about you...)

Bear A Grudge Against Someone »
(continue to be angry about it; not willing to forgive...)

Beat A Dead Horse »
(still talking about a thing which is already finished...)

Behind Your Back »
(it happened without one knowing about it; they kept it a secret...)

Belaboring The Point »
(continue talking about it...)

Beside The Point »
(different from what one is talking about...)

Blowing The Whistle »
(telling the authorities about some illegal action that is happening...)

Blowing Your Own Trumpet »
(saying good things about yourself...)

Cause Some Tongues To Wag »
(do something that gives people reason to talk about you...)

Change The Subject »
(talk about something different...)

Check Into Something »
(study up and learn about something...)

Clearing The Air »
(talking about the thing people are thinking about...)

Coming To Terms With It »
(learning to accept it and beginning to feel okay about it...)

Cooking The Books »
(changing the accounting numbers to lie about income...)

Crying Over Spilled Milk »
(complaining about some past loss...)

Dark Horse »
(a person who surprises you with skills that you did not know about...)

Dirty Old Man »
(an old man who thinks and jokes a lot about sex...)

Do So »
(do the thing that was just talked about...)

Easier Said Than Done »
(talking about it is easier than doing it; to do the thing takes a lot of work; it is easier to talk about it than to actually do it...)

Expense Is No Object »
(do not worry about the cost; I can pay a lot of money for it...)

Extending Our Sympathy »
(telling you that we feel sad about what happened...)

Fed Up To Here With It »
(tired of and angry about it...)

Feel Something In One's Bones »
(one has a knowledge about something, and feels that knowledge as a deep sensation in one's body...)

Fill Someone In On Someone Or Something »
(tell one about it, let one know that it happened...)

Fish For A Compliment »
(try to get another person to say something good about you...)

Food For Thought »
(something which is interesting to think about...)

For Starters »
(the first thing i will say about this is...)

Form An Opinion »
(decide what one thinks about something...)

Full Of Oneself »
(overconfident; caring only about oneself...)

Get A Load Off One's Mind »
(not worry about that thing any more...)

Get Ahead Of Oneself »
(thinking about future things instead of what you are doing now...)

Get At The Heart Of The Matter »
(do or talk about the thing that is most important...)

Get Back To Someone »
(communicate with someone at a later time about a question they have...)

Get Down To Brass Tacks »
(talk about serious, business-like things...)

Get Down To Business »
(talk about a formal or official matter; doing the most important thing...)

Get Down To The Facts »
(talk about what really happened; stop wasting time talking about opinions...)

Get Down To The Nitty Gritty »
(work on the small details of the project; think and talk about the many small details...)

Get Off It »
(stop talking about that one thing...)

Get The Facts Straight »
(one is clear about what has happened; one knows the information...)

Get To The Bottom Of Something »
(find out the truth about what has happened...)

Get To The Point »
(talk about the important thing; say what you intended to say...)

Get Worked Up Over Something »
(get angry or upset about what happened...)

Go Into Something »
(talk about it more; explain it...)

Hash Something Over »
(talk and think about it together to understand it better)s...)

Have A Bee In One's Bonnet »
(angry and upset about something...)

Have A Big Mouth »
(that person talks a lot about other people...)

Have A Change Of Heart »
(one's feelings about doing something have changed...)

Have A Chip On One's Shoulder »
(one is upset about something that happened in the past...)

I'm Game »
(interested; willing to try; excited about doing it...)

In All Good Conscience »
(able to feel good about what one has done...)

In The Dark »
(you did not know about it...)

Joking Aside »
(I am going to talk seriously now; we have been making jokes about something, but I want to speak seriously now...)

Mull Something Over »
(think about it; consider it carefully...)

No News Is Good News »
(if something bad happened, we would probably hear about it...)

Nose Out Of Joint »
(upset about what happened...)

Off The Subject »
(not connected to what people are talking about...)

On Your Mind »
(the thing you are thinking about...)

Open Secret »
(people know it, but they don't talk about it; people pretend they don't know it...)

Out Of Sight, Out Of Mind »
(one does not think about what one does not see...)

She Spoke Highly Of You »
(that person said good things about you...)

Start Over With A Clean Slate »
(forget about the past and begin again...)

Take It Easy On Someone Or Something »
(not be strict about; not punish or harass that person...)

Take Offense At Someone Or Something »
(feel insulted about it...)

Talk Is Cheap »
(it is easy to talk about doing things but it takes hard work to really do things...)

Talk Shop »
(talk about work with someone else who knows that work...)

The Be All And The End All »
(the only thing that one cares about; the only thing that one cares about...)

Think Something Out »
(think about it in detail...)

Tooting Your Own Horn »
(making noise about your strong points...)

What's Up? »
(Casual greeting like 'hello', asking the other person about what they have been doing lately...)

What's With Someone? »
(That person is bothered about something...)



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