|Saturday, August 11, 2001||
Hes such a wet blanket. He refused to participate in any of the games.
To burn ones fingers to suffer because of incautious or meddlesome behaviour.
I knew he would burn his fingers if he invested so much money in this company.
To nip something in the bud to destroy something at an early stage of its development.
Sara wanted to be a model but her parents nipped that idea in the bud.
Fair-weather friend a person who stops being a friend when one is in trouble.
I had warned you
that Tina was only a fair-weather friend.
The play was a superhit! It really brought the house down.
Under fire being criticised severely
Mrs Shah is under fire from all sides for the dowry demands made by her.
See or look at something through somebodys eye to view or consider something from somebody elses point of view.
If you had seen this problem through my eyes you would have realised the cause of my anxiety.
At daggers drawn bitterly hostile.
He is at daggers drawn with his neighbours and has not spoken to them for the last two years.
Fill in the blanks to find synonyms of beautify
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To kick the bucket is to die. It is believed that during the reign of Queen Elizabeth, a man who wanted to commit suicide, would place a bucket upside down on a table and stand on it to hang himself from a rafter. Then he would kick the bucket in order to kill himself.
Mercy turns her back to the unmerciful Young.
Adorn, bedeck, embellish, garnish, decorate, festoon, guild.