10 Idioms
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  • 1. Group 7
    10 Idioms
  • 2. Idiom : (on the) cutting edge - using the most recent technology.
    Example: "The university's computer lab is (on the) cutting edge. It hasall the latest hardware and software."
  • 3. Pull an all-nighter:study or work all night without getting any sleep.
    Example : A: "You look really tired."B: "I am. I pulled an all-nighter to get ready for the meeting this morning."
  • 4. Idiom: feel blue -feel sad and depressed.
    Example : "I'm feeling blue because Mummy haven’t hug me for a long, long time."
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  • 6. Mean: A task that can be accomplished very easily.
    Examples: Kassim did the task just like a piece of cake.
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  • 8. A Leopard Can't Change His Spots
    Mean: You cannot change who you are.
    Example:Abu: I want to be a girl.
    Ali: You can’t change your gender, just like a leopard can’t change his spots!
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  • 10. A Taste Of Your Own Medicine
    Mean: When you are mistreated the same way you mistreat others.
    Example: Abu: I’m so happy today, because I hit Omar just now.
    Ali: You must remember, someday you will get a taste of your own medicine.
  • 11. Hit The Bull's-Eye
    Meaning: Hit the very center of a circular target. 
    Example: The archer hit the bull's-eye three times in a row. I didn't hit the bull's- eye even once.
  • 12. Lead A Dog's Life 
    Meaning: Lead a drab or boring
    Example: Abu really lead a dog’s life, he is works all the time in office, no entertainment and he never went to overseas for travel.
  • 13. Make A Mountain Out Of A Molehill
    Meaning: Make a major issue
    out of a minor one; to exaggerate the importance of something. 
    Example: Abu like to make a mountain out of a molehill, he always likes to enlarge the small issue.
  • 14. Monkey Business 
    Meaning: Silly behavior or
    dishonest behavior .
    Example: If children get up to monkey business, they are behaving naughtily or mischievously. This is the same as 'monkeying around'.
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  • 16. Play Cat And Mouse
    Meaning: To defeat someone by tricking them into making a mistake so that you have an advantage over them.
    Example: The famous actress spent a large proportion of the week playing cat and mouse with the press because he want to become more famous.