Idioms X,Y,Z

Xerox subsidy

This term refers to the habit of using the photocopier at work for personal use
 Example: A certain percentage of photocopies are in fact Xerox subsidies

Yoke around one's neck

An obligation, commitment or restraint that becomes an oppressive burden is called a yoke around one's neck
Example: When John lost his job, the repayments on the house became a yoke around his neck

You don't know the half of it

This expression is used to tell someone that they know some of the facts but they don't know how bad the situation is
Example: You don't know the half of it. He was beating her and terrorizing the children. That's why she left him

Your guess is as good as mine

When talking to another person, your guess is as good as mine means that neither of you knows the answer
Example: What happened between Bill and Harry?" "Your guess is as good    as mine

Your wish is my command

 This is a humoristic way of saying that you are willing to do whatever the other person asks
Example: Breakfast in bed? Your wish is my command

Zero in on something

If you zero in on something, you focus all your attention on that particular thing
Example: The boss immediately zeroed in on the sales figures


لغتنامه آنلاین

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