11. Draw the line
Now I draw the line at speaking in front of 34,000 people.
12. Easier said than done
You want me to come to work at 6:00 AM? Easier said than done!
13. Every cloud has a silver lining
Even though you just got fired, remember that every cloud has a silver lining – at least you don’t have to work for that grouchy boss anymore!
14. Finding a needle in a haystack
Trying to get a new job these days is like trying to find a needle in a haystack.
15. Fish out of water
Tom felt like a fish out of water at the Star Trek convention his new girlfriend begged him to attend.
16. Get something off your chest
I have to get this off my chest – I copied your answers on the Redesigned SAT. Thanks for the 15th percentile score, by the way.
17. Give it a whirl
I’ve never gone kite-boarding, but I’m prepared to give it a whirl!
18. Go down in flames
The football player's career went down in flames after the media learned he'd been losing on purpose to settle gambling debts.
19. Go the extra mile
My dentist always goes the extra mile, offering free back massages at the end of a stressful tooth extraction.
20. Hang in there
I know you're struggling right now in school, but just hang in there. It'll get easier. I promise.