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English Slang Idioms (146)

He escaped from prison and had been on the ......... for two months now. Life on the run was hard.
As the salesman pitched his product, Jerry got the uneasy feeling that the guy was not on the .......... He wouldn't look Jerry in the eye and the things he claimed the product could do seemed a little too good to be true.
He had to make his sales' quota this weekend. He missed his goals last month and management was understanding about it but he knew that his career was now on the ..........
He really hoped to be the one to cure cancer and put his hometown on the ..........
The impressed manager looked up at the clock on the wall. It was exactly 9 o'clock and he said, "Mr. Tims, you are certainly punctual and for that I am thankful. It is 9 o'clock on the .........."
"I am not sure that I would date Sally right now. She just broke up with her fiance two days ago and she is obviously on the .......... You may run into a lot of problems if you go forward with this," Chris told Kyle.
"We have been impressed with you ever since you joined the firm. You started off on the right ......... and have always met your goals on time. I am recommending that we give you a raise," Ms. Elkins told Bill.
"I can't believe Jimmy beat me in chess. I had him on the ......... and somehow he managed to turn the game around," Lester told Bert.
The police were embarrassed. Their main suspect had been on the ......... for more than two months and they could not seem to track him down.
"You think that we should try to think of a different plan? I do too. I am glad we are on the same .........," the boss said to the leader of the work team.