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Meaning:  to summarize a longer story and avoid a long explanation - Lerni Words

Meaning: to summarize a longer story and avoid a long explanation - Lerni Words

“Until the cows come home” means “for a very long time”.  Example: We could talk about this problem until the cows come home, but it wouldn’t solve anything.

“Until the cows come home” means “for a very long time”. Example: We could talk about this problem until the cows come home, but it wouldn’t solve anything.

"Dodge a bullet" means "to avoid something negative". Example: I know you wanted to date George, but he wasn’t interested in you. I think you dodged a bullet because I heard he treats his girlfriends really. -          Learn and improve your English language with our FREE Classes. Call Karen Luceti  410-443-1163  or email kluceti@chesapeake.edu to register for classes.  Eastern Shore of Maryland.  Chesapeake College Adult Education Program. www.chesapeake.edu/esl.

"Dodge a bullet" means "to avoid something negative". Example: I know you wanted to date George, but he wasn’t interested in you. I think you dodged a bullet because I heard he treats his girlfriends really badly.

8 Funny Idioms About Food with Examples and Explanations

8 Funny Idioms About Food with Examples and Explanations. Perfect for guided reading groups! Make a poster of this to use at groups, then have students find idioms in their reading, and write what they really mean.

“Skirt the rules” means “to avoid the rules without breaking them”.  Example: I consulted my lawyer to make sure that I was only skirting the rules, and not breaking them.

“Skirt the rules” means “to avoid the rules without breaking them”. Example: I consulted my lawyer to make sure that I was only skirting the rules, and not breaking them.

“Dodge a bullet” means “to avoid something negative”. Example: I know you wanted to date George, but he wasn’t interested in you. I think you dodged a bullet because I heard he treats his girlfriends really badly.

“Dodge a bullet” means “to avoid something negative”. Example: I know you wanted to date George, but he wasn’t interested in you. I think you dodged a bullet because I heard he treats his girlfriends.

“Spin a yarn” means “to tell a long tale”. Example: My grandmother could really spin a yarn. She would keep us entertained for hours with her stories.

“Spin a yarn” means “to tell a long tale”. Example: My grandmother could really spin a yarn. She would keep us entertained for hours with her stories.

“Have bigger fish to fry” means “to have something more important or more interesting to do”. Example: I can’t stay here much longer. I have bigger fish to fry.

“Have bigger fish to fry” means “to have something more important or more interesting to do”. Example: I can’t stay here much longer. I have bigger fish to fry.

Meaning: don't judge someone/something by its appearance - Lerni Words

Meaning:don't judge someone/something by its appearance- Lerni Words

Meaning: to bother or irritate someone - Lerni Words

Meaning:to bother or irritate someone - Lerni Words

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