, , : to be a (real) cool cat " " to blow ones stack " , " to fly off the handle " " whats more " , " to get away with something ", " of course "" to be getting on "" pepper and salt " " to make up for something " -" lost time " " to take it easy " " to get up " " to work out " " to turn in " " to lake care of something " -" like a breeze ", , " time off " " to have got it made " , , " this is it " , " . /Johns father was terribly concerned when his son was sent to war as a pilot, but he came home all in one piece./ [all kinds of], Plenty of. Fox has all kinds of money./ /When Kathy was sick, she had all kinds of company./ Compare: GREAT DEAL. Usually used in negative sentences, /Joe acted queerly and talked wildly, so we thought he was not all there./ [all the same(1)] or [all one] Something that makes no difference; a choice that you dont care about.
Professor Jonah Newt is a specialist ___ marine biology.
The film “The Magnificent Seven” was based ___ a Japanese story about seven samurai. Don’t kiss the Prince, or he might change ___ a frog. If you can’t finish the report by Friday, please try to get it done ___ the weekend.
All forms of travel are expensive nowadays, but ___ balance, air travel offers the best value for money. Extensive research ___ artificial sweeteners has shown that rats die quickly if you drop large blocks of saccharin on them. There seems to be some confusion ___ what Nelson actually said as he lay dying: Was it “Kiss me, Hardy” or “Kismet, Hardy? There has been a considerable improvement ___ the flow of traffic since they opened the extra lanes. There’s no point in getting upset ___ things that are beyond your control. The only way to prevent children from getting ___ trouble is to keep them locked. The party’s new policy document puts a strong emphasis ___ public ownership of basic utilities. I am a bit weak ___ science subjects, but I am trying to improve. If you put much effort ___ your studies, you might have a chance. I’ve been ___ your essay, and I wore out three red pens making corrections. Is it true that Peter is currently engaged ___ writing a book about Swedish humour? Do you pride yourself ___ looking smart, or are you simply trying to impress me? Make yourself a drink while I go and slip ___ something more comfortable. His boss takes great pleasure ___ humiliating people.
Whats more, he knows how to get away with things Well, of course, he is getting on, too. He never loses control of himself and hardly ever becomes too angry. [all-out effort] A great and thorough effort at solving a given problem. Coming into very close physical contact, as during a violent fight; wrestling. or [all the while] During the whole period; through the whole time.
His hair is pepper and salt, but he knows how to make up for lost time by taking it easy. He takes care of the hot dog stand like a breeze until he gets time off. Furthermore, he knows how to manage his business financially by using a few tricks Needless to say, he, too, is getting older. /The President is making an all-out effort to convince Congress to pass the pending bill on health care./ [all-out war] Total war including civilian casualties as opposed to a war that is limited only to armies. /Before I noticed what happened, he was all over me./ [all over but the shouting] Finally decided or won; brought to an end; not able to be changed. /Mary went to college in her home town and lived at home all the while./ /Most of us were surprised to hear that Mary and Tom had been engaged all year, but Sue said she knew it all the time./ 2.