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"Blow your top" means "to become very angry". Example: My father will blow his top when he sees what happened to the car.

"Blow your top" means "to become very angry". Example: My father will blow his top when he sees what happened to the car.

“Blow the whistle on someone” means “to report someone for doing something wrong”. Example: Carol blew the whistle on me for leaving work early.

Idioms : “Blow the whistle on someone” means “to report someone for doing something wrong”. Example: Carol blew the whistle on me for leaving work early.

“Money talks” means “rich people can get what they want”. Example: - He can’t act so how did he get the part in the movie? - His father is a millionaire. Money talks.

"Money talks" means "rich people can get what they want". - His father is a millionaire, money talks.

“Cut from the same cloth” means “to be very similar”. Example: Father and son are cut from the same cloth and even sound alike on the telephone.

“Cut from the same cloth” means “to be very similar”. Example: Father and son are cut from the same cloth and even sound alike on the telephone.

“Have a bone to pick with someone” means “to want to talk to someone about…

“Have a bone to pick with someone” means “to want to talk to someone about something annoying they have done”. Example: I have a bone to pick with you - you’ve been using my shaver again.

“May-December romance” or “May-September romance” is a romantic relationship…

"May-December romance" or "May-September romance" is a romantic relationship where one partner is a lot older than the other. Example: The man and his girlfriend were involved in a May-September romance.

"Go at" means "to attack someone". Example: The two boys were going at each other like mad dogs.

“Go at” means “to attack someone”. Example: The two boys were going at each other like mad dogs.

We were on pins and needles - eravamo sulle spine (sugli spilli e sugli aghi) - On pins and needles” means “worried or excited about something”. Example: We were on pins and needles until we heard that your plane had landed safely.

“Blue in the face” means “exhausted from anger”. Example: You can argue until you’re blue in the face, but I refuse to go.

“Blue in the face” means “exhausted from anger”. Example: You can argue until you’re blue in the face, but I refuse to go.

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