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English Slang Idioms (435)

"Bob always complains about not having any money, but he doesn't want to work. I found him a job at my office, but he said he couldn't work during those hours. Well, you can lead a ......... to water but you can't make him drink," Dana philosophized to Thomas.
The kids got kicked out of the swimming pool for repeatedly breaking the "no rough........." rule, and now they have to call their parents and tell them.
"Giorgio said he wouldn't pay any protection money. I bet he will if we rough him ......... a bit," one gang member said to the other.
"Are you done with the house?" the contractor asked. The head carpenter said, "Well, roughly ........., we're done. We only have some details to finish: some baseboards downstairs and the front railing."
"You should find a new boyfriend. I don't like that rough......... that you're dating now," Lisa's dad said.
"Officer, there are some teenagers outside fighting. Can you send someone over here?" the store owner asked over the telephone. The policeman assured him, "We'll be right out to ......... them up."
"I went to the coolest party last night! There were a lot of movie stars there, and I rubbed ......... with Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie," Sarah said to Rhonda.
"You know how angry Jack gets when you beat him at pool, so did you have to go over to him when he was sitting with his girlfriend and rub it .........?" Jessica asked Vance.
"I don't know why, but I can't stand Heather. There's something about her that just rubs me the wrong .........," Chris told Linda.
"It's gross how you rub ......... to the boss. What's next? Are you going to shine his shoes and wash his car?" Jared asked Sam, the company sycophant.