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English Slang Idioms (341)

"Why did you go to the Sergeant Major to address your problem with your section sergeant? The person you should have talked to is your platoon sergeant. If he couldn't resolve it, then you could go to the first sergeant. You have to work through the ......... first," Sergeant Wallace said to Private Henry.
"If you want me to testify, you are going to have to offer me some protection. I have been ......... over by the mob twice already; resulting in a broken arm and they threatened to kill me next time," Edward said to the police.
"I know that you don't like people who are late but you have to stop getting so worked ......... about it. You will be mad half your life if you get that mad every time someone is a little bit late," Sarah told Anna.
"Don't feel bad about not being able to do as many pushups as I can. You have to ......... up to it. It takes a lot of time, patience and motivation. I have been doing this for a long time and I feel sure that when you have been here as long as I have, you'll be able to do more pushups than I can," Drill Sergeant Harris told Private Buckman.
"If you graduate college with good grades, the world is your .......... You can do anything you want to do," Jerry's dad told him.
"I am really sad about my best friend Paul. We used to be so close and so similar but now we are ......... apart," Chris told Linda.
"That is awesome! You have a nice car, a nice house and a beautiful wife. You have really come ......... in the world since I last saw you," Bryant said to Fred. They worked together five years ago in the fast-food business.
I don't know how he got in here. I told him he couldn't come to your party but he seems to have ......... his way in here somehow," Josh told his brother.
"I respect a lot of lawyers but not Eddie Crankenborkel. He is a ......... who makes his money off of exploiting others' sorrows. He never does anything for anyone for less than $500 an hour," Zack told Melissa.
"You may have beat me in cards the last five times we played but I have already won two games today in a row. I think the worm is starting to .........," Art told Chris.