Idioms and Phrases Page-8

71) The mother of all
Extreme Example.

72) Banana republic
A small, poor country with a weak, corrupt or dishonest government.

73) Take it on the lam
To get out of town; to run away.

74) Burn the candle at both ends
Exhaust one's energies or resources by leading a hectic life.

75) The writing on the wall
If the writing's on the wall, it means that there are clear signs that something will fail or no longer exist.

76) Holding out the olive branch
To do or say something in order to show that you want to end a disagreement with someone.

77) Bag of Bones
An extremely thin person.

78) Turn over a new leaf
To start behaving in a better way.

79) Out of the Blue
Completely unexpected.

80) See eye to eye
Two (or more people) agree on something.