Business English

Angielski w biznesie.

the American dream
a blank cheque
a skirt/a piece of skirt
to eat someone for breakfast
a champagne socialist
meals on wheels
a doomsday virus
flesh and blood
one's feet haven't touched the ground
an elephant's memory
yesterday's man
a gap year
to do time
to be pushed/pressed for time
to swim with the tide
to airbrush someone out of history
the blackboard jungle
to be put under the microscope
a golden hello
handbag syndrome
hand-to-hand fighting
a squeegee pest
to throw a spanner in the works
curiosity killed the cat
up in arms
a flash in the pan
to brush up one's French, German, Spanish etc.
to flood the market
to scrape the bottom of the barrel
an infectious laugh
to take care of number 1
to have a one-track mind
a night-cap
the honeymoon is over
to drive a hard bargain
the old-boy network
to egg someone on
to be whacked
the bread-winner
to be glued to the phone/television
spick and span
to be long in the tooth
to have a knack for, to have the knack
a sleeping policeman
a bad-hair day
to give one the shivers
grey matter
to be in someone's black books
garden-fence disputes
to be still wet behind the ears
within a whisker
to sit on the fence
a slap in the face
to eke out a living
corkscrew curls
career burn-out
to be in a rut
to take the veil
backroom boys
to have one's bread buttered on both sides
not one's cup of tea
to be nuts about someone
breakfast television
to pull your finger out
to badger someone
as good as gold
a toe-rag
to be as deaf as a door-post
to feel out of it
woe betide you
to wipe the smile off someone's face
to talk the hind leg off a donkey
it's curtains for
a slanging match
to run amok
a fair whack
to whistle for it
kiss and tell
to put a sock in it
in the know
to fall foul of the law
keep your hair on/don't lose your hair over it
to try one's hand
a dab hand
to scratch one's head
as snug as a bug (in a rug)
there's no love lost between them
to give someone the benefit of the doubt
not a cat in hell's chance
to go to the dogs
it isn't a bed of roses
an Indian summer
to name the day
the jewel in the crown

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