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Idioms relating to life

Idioms relating to life

Date: Sep 19 2007

Topic: Idioms and Slang

Author: hoda61


that's lifethat is the way life goes, c'est la vie Whenever Maurice has bad luck, he says, "Ah, that's life."
that's stretching itthat is adding to the story, stretching it Did he say there were fifty flying saucers? That's stretching it.
that's that(See and that's that)  
that's the spiritgood work, good attitude, way to go "That's the spirit," the Captain shouted as we scrubbed the deck.
that's the ticketthat is the answer, that is the solution I said, "Can we share the job?" Mr. Tse said, "That's the ticket!"
that's the way the ball bouncesthat is fate, that's life If Jon got the job, good for him. That's the way the ball bounces.
that's the way the cookie crumblesthat is fate, that is the way things happen You didn't win the prize? That's the way the cookie crumbles.
the acid testthe ultimate trial for someone's credibility Your readiness to support me during the examination was the acid test of our relationship.
the age of majoritythe age when you can vote, between 16 and 21 years, come of age Dad said that when I reach the age of majority I can buy my own car!
the air was bluethere was much swearing, someone said bad words, swear like a sailor When Dad discovered the dent in his Cadillac, the air was blue!


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Iran, Islamic Republic Of

you are everywhere

that's incredible 

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07:22 AM Aug 01 2008 |



United States

the air was blue?

I've never heard that one.

Must be British English.

09:40 PM May 28 2008 |




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08:02 PM May 28 2008 |

Jin Ju

Jin Ju


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01:57 PM Jan 07 2008 |

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