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    1. 1.   Blue -eyed boy
    2. 2. Blue -eyed boy A blue-eyed boy is somebody's favourite e.g. he's the director's   blue-eyed boy!
    3. 3.   Black mood
    4. 4. To be in a black mood means to be irritable, angry or even depressed.   Also :   to be in a bad mood.
    5. 5. Out of the blue
    6. 6.   If something happens out of the blue , it happens unexpectedly.
    7. 7.   Roll out the red carpet
    8. 8. To roll out the red carpet means to give special treatment to an   important or honoured visitor.
    9. 9.   Silver spoon
    10. 10. To say that someone was born with a silver spoon in their mouth   means that their family is very rich and privileged.
    11. 11.    Like a red flag to a bull
    12. 12. To say that a statement or action is like a red flag to a bull means   that it is sure to make someone very angry or upset.   "Don't mention Tom's promotion to Mike.  It would be like a red flag   to a bull!"
    13. 13.   Like a bat out of hell
    14. 14. f something moves like a bat out of hell , it moves very quickly.     "He grabbed the envelope and ran like a bat out of hell."
    15. 15.   Kill two birds with one stone. 
    16. 16. f you kill two birds with one stone , you succeed in doing   two things at the same time.   "By studying on the train on the way home every week-end,   Claire kills two birds with one stone."
    17. 17.   A fat cat
    18. 18. To refer to a rich and powerful person as a fat cat means that   you disapprove of the way they use their money or power.
    19. 19.   Donkey work
    20. 20. This expression is used to describe the unpleasant, boring parts of   a job.   "I do the donkey work - my boss gets the credit!"
    21. 21. If you fish in troubled waters , you try to gain advantages for yourself   from a disturbed state of affairs.   "Between the declaration of independence and the first elections,   some people were accused of fishing in troubled waters."
    22. 22.   Drink like a fish
    23. 23. A person who drinks like a fish is a heavy drinker or one who drinks   a lot.   "I'm nervous if Joe drives when we go out because he drinks like a fish!"
    24. 24.   Proud as a peacock
    25. 25. A person who is as proud as a peacock is extremely proud .   "When his son won first prize, Bill was as proud as a peacock."
    26. 26.   Black sheep
    27. 27. The black sheep of the family is one who is very different from the   others, and least respected by the other members of the family,
    28. 28.   Fish in troubled waters

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