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101 American English Idioms

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Source: 101 American English Idioms by Harry Collis (Amazon) 101 American English Idioms takes the mystery out of these common U.S. expressions and explains their meanings in context. MY OTHER ANKI DECKS For more information, please see the Essential Idioms in English page. Nickolay <kelciour@gmail.com>

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Id 101_AEI_043
Section Section Four: People Do the Strangest Things
Idiom Kick the Bucket
Meaning die
Example It’s been said that the old man knew of a buried treasure, but he kicked the bucket before telling anyone where it was. If the treasure exists, the old man unfortunately took the secret of its location with him when he died.
Id 101_AEI_026
Section Section Three: That’s Not Nice
Idiom Leave Someone High and Dry
Meaning abandon someone
Example Say, Jill. I thought that John was going to help you do the dishes tonight.So did I. But he left me high and dry.Where did he go?Well, he got a call from some of pals at work to go bowling, and he left me alone to do all this work without any help at all!
Id 101_AEI_014
Section Section Two: The Body Has Many Uses
Idiom Pay Through the Nose
Meaning pay too high a price
Example At last Mr. Smith came upon the rare stamp he had been seeking at an auction. Since many other stamp collectors would also be bidding for it, he realized that he would have to pay through the nose in order to have it. After considering the increasing value of the stamp, he decided that he would not mind paying such a high price for something so rare.

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