"Up a tree" means "in a difficult situation". Example: They found the drugs in his suitcase, so he was up a tree.

"Up a tree" means "in a difficult situation". Example: They found the drugs in his suitcase, so he was up a tree.

Tell on someone" means "to report someone's bad behavior".  Example: Stop hitting me or I’m telling mom on you.  #idiom #idioms #slang - Repinned by Chesapeake College Adult Ed. We offer free classes on the Eastern Shore of MD to help you earn your GED - H.S. Diploma or Learn English (ESL) . For GED classes contact Danielle Thomas 410-829-6043 dthomas@chesapeake.edu For ESL classes contact Karen Luceti - 410-443-1163 Kluceti@chesapeake.edu . www.chesapeake.edu

Tell on someone" means "to report someone's bad behavior". Example: Stop hitting me or I’m telling mom on you. #idiom #idioms #slang - Repinned by Chesapeake College Adult Ed. We offer free classes on the Eastern Shore of MD to help you earn your GED - H.S. Diploma or Learn English (ESL) . For GED classes contact Danielle Thomas 410-829-6043 dthomas@chesapeake.edu For ESL classes contact Karen Luceti - 410-443-1163 Kluceti@chesapeake.edu . www.chesapeake.edu

"Until the cows come home" means "for a very long time".  Example: We could talk about this problem until the cows come home, but it wouldn't solve anything.

"Until the cows come home" means "for a very long time". Example: We could talk about this problem until the cows come home, but it wouldn't solve anything.

"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.

"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.

“In your birthday suit” means “naked”. Example: We used to go down to the river and swim in our birthday suits.

“In your birthday suit” means “naked”. Example: We used to go down to the river and swim in our birthday suits.

“Have deep pockets” means “to have a lot of money”. Example: Let’s make a list of everyone we know with deep pockets, and see if any of them want to invest in our company.

“Have deep pockets” means “to have a lot of money”. Example: Let’s make a list of everyone we know with deep pockets, and see if any of them want to invest in our company.

Meaning: "to show your real character or personality". Example: Jack's wife showed her true colors by getting a second job when he lost his. "Por as advinhas de fora"

Meaning: "to show your real character or personality". Example: Jack's wife showed her true colors by getting a second job when he lost his. "Por as advinhas de fora"


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