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The Straw That Broke The Camel's Back »
(one last thing that finally made the you upset...)

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...)

An Axe To Grind »
(you plan to express your anger to that person...)

Beating A Dead Horse »
(forcing an issue that is already closed...)

Biting Off More Than You Can Chew »
(taking on a challenge that is too big...)

Cross Your Fingers »
(hoping it happens that way...)

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

Give Him The Slip »
(to escape from that person...)

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

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

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...)

Protest Too Much »
(you tend not to believe a person because they insist too strongly that something is not true...)

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

When Pigs Fly »
(that thing will never happen...)

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



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