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A Piece Of Cake »
(easy to do...)

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...)

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

Labor Of Love »
(work which you do for love...)

Letting The Cat Out Of The Bag »
(sharing a secret...)

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

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...)

Six Of One, A Half Dozen Of The Other »
(they are the same thing...)

The Apple Of Your Eye »
(the one you love the most...)

The Best Of Both Worlds »
(to get the best of both choices...)

Word Of Mouth »
(news that travels from person to person...)

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

Dry Spell »
(a period of time without success...)

Going Against The Grain »
(making things difficult by acting against the wishes of others...)

Its Anyone's Call »
(it is difficult to judge the outcome of a competition...)

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

Lost His Head »
(he got so upset that he lost control of his actions...)

Penny-Wise, Pound-Foolish »
(cautious with small amounts of money, but careless with larger amounts...)

Preaching To The Choir »
(trying to make believers out of people who already believe...)

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

The Writing On The Wall »
(the signs of a coming change...)

Under The Gun »
(under a lot of pressure to get something done...)



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