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"Beat the clock" means "to finish something before the time is up". Example: The basketball team worked hard to beat the clock and win the game. #idiom #idioms #saying #sayings #phrase #phrases #expression #expressions #english #englishlanguage #learnenglish #studyenglish #language #vocabulary #dictionary #grammar #efl #esl #tesl #tefl #toefl #ielts #toeic #englishlearning

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"Your hands are tied" means "you are not ​free to ​behave in the way that you would like for some reason". Example: I am sorry that I can’t help you but my hands are tied at the moment. #idiom #idioms #saying #sayings #phrase #phrases #expression #expressions #english #englishlanguage #learnenglish #studyenglish #language #vocabulary #dictionary #grammar #efl #esl #tesl #tefl #toefl #ielts #toeic #englishlearning

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Idioms describing people.

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"Couch potato" is a lazy person who spends a lot of time sitting at home watching TV. Example: Stop being a couch potato! Turn off the TV and go out! #idiom #idioms #saying #sayings #phrase #phrases #expression #expressions #english #englishlanguage #learnenglish #studyenglish #language #vocabulary #dictionary #grammar #efl #esl #tesl #tefl #toefl #ielts #toeic #englishlearning #vocab #wordoftheday #phraseoftheday

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"Hard nut to crack" is a problem that is hard to solve or a person who is difficult to understand. Example: Our product sells well in the States, but the European market is a hard nut to crack. #idiom #idioms #saying #sayings #phrase #phrases #expression #expressions #english #englishlanguage #learnenglish #studyenglish #language #vocabulary #dictionary #grammar #efl #esl #tesl #tefl #toefl #ielts #toeic #englishlearning #vocab #wordoftheday #phraseoftheday

"Like a cat on a hot tin roof" means "very nervous". Example: The actor was like a cat on a hot tin roof while he was waiting for his first performance to begin. #idiom #idioms #slang #saying #sayings #phrase #phrases #expression #expressions #english #englishlanguage #learnenglish #studyenglish #language #vocabulary #efl #esl #tesl #tefl #toefl #ielts #toeic