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“Devil is in the detail” means “small things in plans can cause difficulties when you examine them closely enough”. Example: This task may look very simple, but the devil is in the detail. Get our apps for learning English: learzing.com

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“Knocking on heaven’s door” means “to be dying, to be close to death”. Example: Our dog is over 15 years old, and he’s pretty sick. He’s knocking on heaven’s door. Get our apps for learning English: learzing.com

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“Buy the farm” means “to die”. Example: I’ll pass through this illness. I’m too young to buy the farm. Get our apps for learning English: learzing.com

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“Break your duck” means “to do something for the first time”. Example: No matter how hard I try, I can’t catch a fish when I go fishing. I really hope I break my duck tomorrow. Get our apps for learning English: learzing.com

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"Build castles in the air" means "to make plans that have very little chance of…

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“Like a bat out of hell” means “very fast”. Example: He ran out of the building like a bat out of hell. Get our apps for learning English: learzing.com

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“Like a bat out of hell” means “very fast”. Example: He ran out of the building like a bat out of hell. Get our apps for learning English: learzing.com

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“Ball and chain” is a wife. Example: I can’t play poker tonight with you guys, the old ball and chain will keep me at home. Get our apps for learning English: learzing.com

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“Burn the midnight oil” means “to work late into the night”. Example: I’ve got to get this report finished by tomorrow so I guess I’ll be burning the midnight oil tonight. Get our apps for learning English: learzing.com

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