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white lie
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A lie that is told in order to be polite or to stop someone from being upset by the truth
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which way the wind blows
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If a person tries to discover which way the wind blows/is blowing, he/she tries to discover information about a situation, especially other people's opinions, before he/she takes action.
John knows which way the wind blows and always acts accordingly.
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take one's breath away
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To make someone feel surprised and excited.
The beautiful new cinema took my breath away.
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a slip of the tongue
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If you describe something you said as a slip of the tongue, you mean that you said it by mistake.
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to be born in purple
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It was originally used to refer to babies born to the members of the royal family.
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lose one's temper
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Lose self-control.
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bottom line
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Main result/factor.
The bottom line is, I don't have enough money.
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castles in the air
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Plans that have very little chance of happening.
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apple of one’s eye
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Special favorite, beloved person or thing.
The youngest was the apple of his father's eye.
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Bring home the bacon.
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To bring home the bacon means to earn the household income.
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A drop in the bucket.
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A very small amount compared to the amount needed
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At first sight.
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Used to describe your first impression of someone or something, usually to indicate that this first impression was wrong or incomplete.
Love at first sight
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roughly speaking
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Not being totally accurate (used as a phrase to specify).
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