"Up a tree" means "in a difficult situation". Example: They found the drugs in his suitcase, so he was up a tree.
"Get after" means "to criticize someone". Example: She’s always getting after me about the dirty toilet.
“Needle in a haystack” is something extremely hard to find. Example: Finding the…
"Has-been" is someone who is no longer successful or popular. Example: Craig used to sing with The Backstreet Boys, but now he's a has-been and working at McDonald's.
"Hang someone out to dry" means "to abandon someone who is in trouble". Example: After losing the election, the party is going to hang him out to dry. Mais
“May-December romance” or “May-September romance” is a romantic relationship…
“Work your fingers to the bone” means “to work extremely hard. Example: She worked her fingers to the bone to provide a home and food for seven children.
“Like water off a duck’s back” means “without any apparent effect”. Example: She calls him lazy and useless, but it’s like water off a duck’s back.
“At a snail’s pace” means “very slowly”. Example: The roads were full of traffic and we were travelling at a snail’s pace for two hours.
"Hold your horses" means "slow down, wait". Example: Hold your horses! Grab an…