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All In The Same Boat »
(facing the same challenges and needing to work together...)

Break In »
(enter by force...)

Don't Put All Your Eggs In One Basket »
(don't risk everything all at once...)

Fixed In Your Ways »
(not wanting to change how you do things...)

Flash In The Pan »
(a sudden success that disappears quickly...)

In Over Your Head »
(the situation is too difficult for you...)

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

In The Heat Of The Moment »
(overwhelmed bythe experience of that moment...)

Looking A Gift Horse In The Mouth »
(questioning the value of something you have received for free...)

People Who Live In Glass Houses Should Not Throw Stones »
(don't criticize other people when you yourself have faults and weaknesses...)

Put Your Foot In Your Mouth »
(say something embarrassing...)

Rome Was Not Built In One Day »
(all great works take time to finish...)

Rub Salt In An Old Wound »
(to intentionally bring back the pain of an past experience...)

Skeletons In The Closet »
(secrets from your past which you try not to show to other people...)

The Ball Is In Your Court »
(it is your turn to do something...)

The Devil Is In The Details »
(the difficult part is in the many small details...)

A Chip On Your Shoulder »
(angry because of what happened in the past...)

A Taste Of Your Own Medicine »
(a lesson where other people treat you the same way you treat them in order to teach you that you are acting badly...)

Dead Heat »
(a winner cannot be determined in this particular contest...)

Finding Your Feet »
(feeling more comfortable in what you are doing...)

Head Over Heels »
(totally and uncontrollably in love...)

Icing On The Cake »
(a second great thing happens in addition to the first...)

It's A Small World »
(you see the same people in different places...)

On The Same Page »
(different people are looking at an issue in the same way, as when reading from the same page...)

Out Of The Frying Pan (And Into The Fire) »
(to get out of a bad situation and end up in one that is even worse...)

Out Of Your Element »
(in an uncomfortable situation...)



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