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"Show true colors" means "to show your real character or personality". -         Repinned by Chesapeake College Adult Ed. We offer free classes on the Eastern Shore of MD to help you earn your GED - H.S. Diploma or Learn English (ESL) .   For GED classes contact Danielle Thomas 410-829-6043 dthomas@chesapeke.edu  For ESL classes contact Karen Luceti - 410-443-1163  Kluceti@chesapeake.edu .  www.chesapeake.edu

"Show true colors" means "to show your real character or personality". Example: Jack's wife showed her true colors by getting a second job when he lost his.

"On the rocks" is a relationship experiencing problems. Example: My husband was really rude to me, and now our marriage is on the rocks. -         Repinned by Chesapeake College Adult Ed. We offer free classes on the Eastern Shore of MD to help you earn your GED - H.S. Diploma or Learn English (ESL) .   For GED classes contact Danielle Thomas 410-829-6043 dthomas@chesapeke.edu  For ESL classes contact Karen Luceti - 410-443-1163  Kluceti@chesapeake.edu .  www.chesapeake.edu

"On the rocks" is a relationship experiencing problems. Example: My husband was really rude to me, and now our marriage is on the rocks.

"Happy as a clam" means very happy.  Example: Bob was happy as a clam when he won the lottery.

"Happy as a clam" means very happy. Example: Bob was happy as a clam when he won the lottery.

Lay off

Idiom: "Lay off" means "to end someone's employment". - Example: Many companies aren't doing so well and they'll have to lay off some of their workers.

"Fly in the ointment" is someone or something that spoils a good situation.  Example: The only fly in the ointment during our whole vacation was when our flight was delayed.  #idiom

"Fly in the ointment" is someone or something that spoils a good situation. Example: The only fly in the ointment during our whole vacation was when our flight was delayed.

Idiom of the day: Out of this world.  Meaning: Extremely good.  Example: Your chocolate cake is just out of this world!

Idiom of the day: Out of this world. Meaning: Extremely good. Example: Your chocolate cake is just out of this world!

Idiom of the day: Kick the bucket.  Meaning: To die.  Example: Didn’t you hear? He kicked the bucket. Had a heart attack, I think.  Origin: Possibly related to an old and outdated second meaning of the word “bucket”, which was a wooden frame on which an...

Idiom of the day: Kick the bucket. He kicked the bucket. Had a heart attack, I think. Origin: Possibly related to an old and outdated second meaning of the word “bucket”, which was a wooden frame on which an.

Add insult to injury #English

Aggiungere il danno alla beffa "Add insult to injury" means "to hurt the feelings of a person who is already upset". Example: He said my clothes didn't suit me, and then to add insult to injury he said I needed to lose some weight!

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