Idioms and Phrases with Meanings and Example: Lesson 10

source: Helena Daily English       2017年3月24日
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Some American idioms
1. To run into somebody means: To meet somebody unexpectedly.
2. To have one on the way means: To be pregnant. To be expecting a child.
3. A piece of work means: A complicated, interesting, or amusing person. Often said ironically.
4. A chip off the old block means: Said of children when they greatly resemble one of their parents in personality or behavior.
5. You don’t say means: An expression used to show mild surprise, like saying “really?”This can also be a sarcastic expression, to show that you don’t find something as interesting as someone else does.