"Be in someone's shoes" means "to be in the same situation as someone else". Example: If I were in your shoes, I would break up with your boyfriend. He is lazy and stupid. #idiom #idioms #slang #saying #sayings #phrase #phrases #expression #expressions #english #englishlanguage #learnenglish #studyenglish #language #vocabulary #efl #esl #tesl #tefl #toefl #ielts #toeic

"Take someone to the cleaners" means "to get a lot of money from someone, usually by cheating them". Example: Some people say the company took them to the cleaners by charging double for some services. #idiom #idioms #slang #saying #sayings #phrase #phrases #expression #expressions #english #englishlanguage #learnenglish #studyenglish #language #vocabulary #efl #esl #tesl #tefl #toefl #ielts #toeic

"Take five" means "to ​relax for a ​short ​period of ​time". Example: Okay, we’ve been working hard today. Let’s take five. #idiom #idioms #slang #saying #sayings #phrase #phrases #expression #expressions #english #englishlanguage #learnenglish #studyenglish #language #vocabulary #dictionary #grammar #efl #esl #tesl #tefl #toefl #ielts #toeic

"Fight fire with fire" means "to use the same methods against your opponent as they are using against you". Example: Our competitors have started to spend a lot of money on advertising so I think we should fight fire with fire and do the same. #idiom #idioms #slang #saying #sayings #phrase #phrases #expression #expressions #english #englishlanguage #learnenglish #studyenglish #language #vocabulary #efl #esl #tesl #tefl #toefl #ielts #toeic #fire

"Tell on someone" means "to report someone's bad behavior". Example: Stop hitting me or I’m telling mom on you. #idiom #idioms #slang #saying #sayings #phrase #phrases #expression #expressions #english #englishlanguage #learnenglish #studyenglish #language #vocabulary #dictionary #grammar #efl #esl #tesl #tefl #toefl #ielts #toeic

"Needle in a haystack" is something extremely hard to find. Example: Finding the ​piece of ​paper I need in this ​huge ​pile of ​documents is like ​trying to ​find a needle in a ​haystack. #idiom #idioms #slang #saying #sayings #phrase #phrases #expression #expressions #english #englishlanguage #learnenglish #studyenglish #language #vocabulary #dictionary #grammar #efl #esl #tesl #tefl #toefl #ielts #toeic #englishlearning

"Make lemonade out of lemons" means "to try to make the best out of a bad situation". Example: When Roger's wife divorced him, he made lemonade out of lemons and started dating again. #idiom #idioms #slang #saying #sayings #phrase #phrases #expression #expressions #english #englishlanguage #learnenglish #studyenglish #language #vocabulary #efl #esl #tesl #tefl #toefl #ielts #toeic #lemonade

"On pins and needles" means "worried or excited about something". Example: We were on pins and needles until we heard that your plane had landed safely. #idiom #idioms #slang #saying #sayings #phrase #phrases #expression #expressions #english #englishlanguage #learnenglish #studyenglish #language #vocabulary #efl #esl #tesl #tefl #toefl #ielts #toeic

"Elephant in the room" is an ​obvious ​problem that ​people do not ​want to ​talk about. Example: The fact that his 40-year-old brother was still living with his parents was a big elephant in the room at every family gathering.

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