Fun Easy English Classroom October 30
 
 
 
 

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Idioms Letter S

Today in the classroom you are going to learn some idioms beginning with the letter S.
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Idioms: American English Idioms - Letter S

Today learn 10 idioms beginning with the letter S.
Idiom Definition Usage
saddled with debt burdened with debt The company has been saddled with debt.
said a mouthful said something of great importance He really said a mouthful at the office meeting.
sail into scold As soon as I came in the door she began to sail into me for being late.
salt away save She was able to salt away a few thousand dollars from her new job.
save face protect his reputation The manager was able to save face when he showed that the loss of money was outside of his control.
save one's breath remain silent You should save your breath because I do not believe you anyway.
save one's neck avoid trouble He quit the company during the scandal in order to save his neck.
save one's skin avoid trouble He quit the company during the scandal in order to save his skin.
save the day brought about success She saved the day for her company.
screw around waste time Do not screw around at work.
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From YOUR Teacher: Screw Around

This idiom has basically the same meaning as another idiom, messing around.
 
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