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"Have an axe to grind" means "to have a problem with someone". Example: I have an axe to grind with my roommate because she's always borrowing my clothes without asking!

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"Have egg on your face" means "to be very embarrassed". Example: Stan had egg on his face after saying he could easily do fifty push-ups, and then giving up after doing just twenty. #idiom #idioms #slang #saying #sayings #phrase #phrases #expression #expressions #english #englishlanguage #learnenglish #studyenglish #language #vocabulary #efl #esl #tesl #tefl #toefl #ielts #toeic

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"Have your ducks in a row" means "to be well organized". Example: Wouldn't it be nice to have our ducks in a row and not have to search for the papers every time we needed them? - Learn and improve your English language with our FREE Classes. Call Karen Luceti 410-443-1163 or email kluceti@chesapeake.edu to register for classes. Eastern Shore of Maryland. Chesapeake College Adult Education Program. www.chesapeake.edu/esl.

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"Put your two cents in" means "to give your opinion". Example: She always has to put her two cents in! Why can't she just keep quiet?

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"Keep your pants on" means "be patient". Example: - Are you coming? We’re going to be late! - Keep your pants on! I’m almost ready!

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"Bite the hand that feeds you" means "to treat someone badly who has helped you". Example: Jack, you shouldn’t be so disrespectful to your father. Don’t bite the hand that feeds you!

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