A hot potato - Speak of an issue (mostly current) which many people are talking about and which is usually disputed A penny for your thoughts - A way of asking what someone is thinking Actions speak louder than words - People's intentions can be judged better by what they do than what they say. Add insult to injury - To further a loss with mockery or indignity; to worsen an unfavorable situation. An arm and a leg - Very expensive or costly. A large amount of money. At the drop of a hat - Meaning: without any hesitation; instantly. Back to the drawing board - When an attempt fails and it's time to start all over. Ball is in your court - It is up to you to make the next decision or step Barking up the wrong tree - Looking in the wrong place. Accusing the wrong person Be glad to see the back of - Be happy when a person leaves. Beat around the bush - Avoiding the main topic. Not speaking directly about the issue. Best of both worlds - Meaning: All the advantages. Best thing since sliced bread - A good invention or innovation. A good idea or plan. Bite off more than you can chew - To take on a task that is way to big. Blessing in disguise - Something good that isn't recognized at first. Burn the midnight oil - To work late into the night, alluding to the time before electric lighting. Can't judge a book by its cover - Cannot judge something primarily on appearance. Caught between two stools - When someone finds it difficult to choose between two alternatives. Costs an arm and a leg - This idiom is used when something is very expensive. Cross that bridge when you come to it - Deal with a problem if and when it becomes necessary, not before. Cry over spilt milk - When you complain about a loss from the past. Curiosity killed the cat - Being Inquisitive can lead you into an unpleasant situation. Cut corners - When something is done badly to save money. Cut the mustard [possibly derived from "cut the muster"] -To succeed; to come up to expectations; adequate enough to compete or participate
Tickled pink -made very happy hands down- no competition sick as a dog- very sick rise and shine - wake up and be happy