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English Slang Idioms (276)

"John thinks he is going to show up to the conference and debunk all of my arguments. He is not going to make a ......... out of me, though. My friend told me what he is going to say and I already have a rebuttal prepared for each of his points," Sherry said to Beth.
"I was thinking, why don't we bring a picnic lunch with us to Santa Rosa when we go for our immigration appointment so that we can have a picnic in one of the parks there. Then, we can do some shopping and maybe see a movie. If we have to drive there anyway, we might as well make a ......... of it," Tim said to Jacky.
"I have been working as hard as I can and as fast as I can and I still have barely made a ......... in my files. This company has to hire more people," Janice said to Brent.
"I can tell that you don't like peas and that is OK. We can't like everything," Mary said to Louise. Louise asked, "How did you know I didn't like peas?" Mary responded, "You made a ......... when you bit into them. I could tell you tried to hide your distaste for them," and laughed.
"I can't stand it when my parents make a ......... over me when I cut myself. I feel like a little kid again but I'm not! I am 25 years old!" Brent said to Eugenia.
"I know I probably won't get into medical school after I graduate from this college because I am not that smart. I am still going to make a ......... of it just so I know that I tried," Lewis said to Grant.
"Wow, you really hit it ......... with my parents. I figured you all would be polite to each other but I didn't expect you to talk to my family until 11 o'clock at night," Shirley said to her boyfriend.
"This is all you do all day? You mean to tell me that you show people which line to get into at the Department of Motor Vehicles? There is only one line that is ever open so why do they need you to tell us where we need to go? Well, I guess everyone has to make a .........," Grant said to the lady.
He had signed on with the failing company in the hopes that he could turn it around and make it profitable. It was currently about to go out of business. If he succeeded, he would surely make a ......... for himself in the business world. At least, that's what he hoped.
"Don't make nuisances of .......... Why don't you go play outside and stop throwing things at our guests?" Mary said to her three kids.