Apple of one’s eye:
One that is treasured: Her grandson is the apple of her eye.
Black sheep of the family:
the worst member of the family. Mary is the black sheep of the family. She’s always in trouble with the police. ShHe keeps making a nuisance of herself.
Come hell or high water:
no matter what happens. (Use hell with caution.) I’ll be there tomorrow, come hell or high water. Come hell or high water, I intend to own my own home.
Down in the dumps:
unhappy ,Ex: She’s down in the dumps because all her friends are out of town.
Eat like a pig:
to eat a lot, or to eat noisily and unpleasantly Christine is one of those lucky people who can eat like a pig and still
For donkey’s year:
a very long time I’ve been doing this job for donkey’s years.
Get under someone’s skin:
In a heartbeat:
almost immediately. If I had the money, I would go back to college in a heartbeat. Just tell me that you need me and I’ll come there in a heartbeat.
Jump down one’s throat:
Keep something under one’s hat:
to keep something secret I’ve got some interesting news, but you must promise to keep it under your hat for the moment.
Leave a bad taste in one’s mouth:
[for something] to leave a bad feeling or memory with someone. The whole business about the missing money left a bad taste in his mouth. It was a very nice hotel, but something about it left a bad taste in my mouth.
Make one’s hair stand on end:
New lease of life: a new chapter of your life.
Off the top of my head:
Put our heads together:
to share ideas in trying to solve a problem If we can put our heads together we’ll figure out a way to deal with this.
Quiet as a mouse:
to be very quiet She was as quiet as a mouse. I didn’t even know she’d come in.
Red flag to a bull:
A red rag to a bull is something – perhaps a comment or a criticism – intended to deliberately provoke someone else into reacting negatively
See eye to eye:
[for someone] to agree about someone or something with someone else, I’m glad we see eye to eye about Todd with Mary. I see eye to eye with Mary. Will labor and management ever see eye to eye on the new contract?
Tie the knot: get married.
Under the weather: got sick