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“Give the green light” means “to give permission for something to happen”. Example: The ​council has given the green ​light to build two new supermarkets in the region.

"Have you ever been on cloud nine?" English idiom with its meaning and an example: 'On cloud nine'. One of a series of "Idiom Cards" created by IdiomLand.com

"Feel blue" means "to feel sad". Example: I was really feeling blue after she told me she was leaving. #idiom #idioms #saying #sayings #phrase #phrases #expression #expressions #english #englishlanguage #learnenglish #studyenglish #language #vocabulary #dictionary #grammar #efl #esl #tesl #tefl #toefl #ielts #toeic #englishlearning #vocab #wordoftheday #phraseoftheday

"No spring chicken" is a person who is no longer young. Example: That actress is no spring chicken, but she does a pretty good job of playing a twenty-year-old girl.

"Have egg on your face" means "to be very embarrassed". Example: Stan had egg on his face after saying he could easily do fifty push-ups, and then giving up after doing just twenty. - Learn and improve your English language with our FREE Classes. Call Karen Luceti 410-443-1163 or email kluceti@chesapeake.edu to register for classes. Eastern Shore of Maryland. Chesapeake College Adult Education Program. www.chesapeake.edu/esl.

“Cry wolf” means “to ask for help when you do not need it”. Example: If you cry ​wolf too often, ​people will ​stop ​believing you.

"Get through to" means "to make someone understand what you are trying to say". Example: I explained it carefully, but I just couldn't get through to him.