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"Fib" means a small, harmless lie. Example: We told our youngest child a little…

"Fib" means a small, harmless lie. Example: We told our youngest child a little…

http://paid2speakeng.digimkts.com/ "Call it even" means "to decide that something is equal". Example: Since you paid for dinner last time, I'll pay this time, and we'll call it even.

Call it even" means "to decide that something is equal". Example: Since you paid for dinner last time, I'll pay this time, and we'll call it even.

"Cross the line" means "to do something unacceptable". Example: You can’t take my new girlfriend out for coffee! That’s crossing the line.

“Kill time” means “to do something while waiting”. Example: My bus ride to work takes over an hour, so I always listen to my music player to kill time.

Don’t let anybody pull the wool over your eyes. -         Repinned by Chesapeake College Adult Ed. We offer free classes on the Eastern Shore of MD to help you earn your GED - H.S. Diploma or Learn English (ESL) .   For GED classes contact Danielle Thomas 410-829-6043 dthomas@chesapeke.edu  For ESL classes contact Karen Luceti - 410-443-1163  Kluceti@chesapeake.edu .  www.chesapeake.edu

“Pull the wool over someone’s eyes” means “to deceive someone”. Example: Don’t let insurance companies pull the wool over your eyes - ask for a list of all the hidden charges.

“In a pinch” means “only if necessary or as a substitute”. Example: In a pinch…

"In a pinch" means "only if necessary or as a substitute". Example: In a pinch, you can use ketchup, but it’s better to use fresh tomatoes.

"Get on like a house on fire" means "to have a very good relationship with someone".

“Get on like a house on fire” means “to have a very good relationship with someone”. Examples: The boss was happy that the new employees and the old employees were getting on like a house on fire.

"My ears are burning"-Repinned by Chesapeake College Adult Ed. We offer free classes on the Eastern Shore of MD to help you earn your GED - H.S. Diploma or Learn English (ESL) . For GED classes contact Danielle Thomas 410-829-6043 dthomas@chesapeake.edu For ESL classes contact Karen Luceti - 410-443-1163 Kluceti@chesapeake.edu . www.chesapeake.edu

Example: Getting our kids dressed and off to school in winter is like pulling teeth.

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