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English Slang Idioms (158)

Josh was certainly there for him when part of his roof collapsed during a snowstorm. One sometimes has no way of knowing if an acquaintance is truly a friend until a time of need arises. Mark thought of the old saying, "A friend in need is a friend .........."
"My husband is adding an outside light to our house today and that is worrisome. He has no electrical experience he just watched a do-it-yourself program on TV that showed how to do the wiring. I don't think he knows enough about electrical work to do the job without electrocuting himself. The TV show wasn't meant to be a replacement for a course in electrical work. A little ......... is a dangerous thing," Elsie told a coworker.
The job advertisement stated "A four-year degree in an applicable field is a .........." He didn't go to college so he decided that he would have to apply for a different job.
He thought about why he had been fired from his job and realized that it wasn't one big thing that had been the cause it had been a ......... of little things that added up over time.
"There is the contractor now. It is ......... time. He was supposed to be here a half hour ago," Matt told his roommate.
"I was just ......... to call you. Thanks for stopping by. It has been too long since I saw you last," Bill told his best friend.
"Thoroughly investigate all of the suspects even the senator. No one is ......... suspicion," the chief of police told her staff.
"I am so mad. The person who was selling the house we were going to buy has done a complete about ......... and has decided not to sell the house," Kim told Gina.
"......... to the government, we should get our tax refund in two weeks," Matt told his wife.
"I use my CD player as ......... perfume to cover up the annoying rattling sound my car engine makes," Matt told his friend.