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English Slang Idioms (419)

"I've had this darn cold for the past two days. I'm going to take a really hot bath and try to sweat it .........," Chris said to his wife.
"My sister's always complaining that she doesn't have a boyfriend, but she never accepts dates. I doubt a boy is going to just come to our house and ......... her off her feet," Marilynn said to Elsa.
"Nick, you have to work things out with your brother. You can't just brush the problem under the ......... and pretend that it'll go away on its own," Lisa explained.
"When I conduct job interviews, I make the candidate wait for me for a while. If he ......... for a bit, I can then see how he deals with stress and nervousness," the manager said.
"I saw you having lunch with that girl from your office. Are you getting ......... on her, Jim? She's pretty, and it's been too long since you dated anyone," Carl told his son.
"My old boss is trying to sweet-......... me into coming back to work for him since they're short on qualified people. I don't think I want to work there again, though," Paul said to Derrick.
"Bob, I think you did a very good job on your last project. Don't get a ......... head from that compliment, though," his supervisor joked.
I know you don't want to learn about computers but don't swim against the .......... You're just going to have to resign yourself to the fact that computers and work go hand in hand now.
"Mike's such a .......... Women are only sex objects to him; he thinks that they're just waiting for him to come along," Jill said to Marina.
"Why are you so surprised that Israel and Palestine are not getting along? They've been ......... enemies for years," Jake said to another student in his Political Science class.