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English Idiom: to pull someone's leg
"Dressed to the nines" means "wearing very fashionable or expensive clothes". Example: I’m going to dress to the nines tonight because I’m meeting my girlfriend’s parents for the first time.
"Homey" is a good friend. Example: Eric is my homey - I've known him for over twenty years.
“Like two peas in a pod” means “very similar”. Example: We were like two peas in a pod – we liked all the same things, and we did everything together.
“Drop in the bucket” is a very small or unimportant amount. Example: I know twenty dollars is just a drop in the bucket, but if everyone gave that much it would make a big difference.
“Put all your eggs in one basket” means “to put all your efforts or all your…
“Meet halfway” means “to compromise”. Example: You and Brian have been arguing about this for an hour! Can’t you just meet halfway?
“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.