-in a very bad situation that is difficult to fix-These kids are in dire straits, and the schools are doing nothing to help them!
a dilemma or difficult circumstance from which there is no escape because of mutually conflicting or dependent conditions-
But it is a catch-22 situation - you can't get people without funding, but you can't get funding without the people.
a return of strength or energy that makes it possible to continue in an activity that needs a lot of effort
- we couldn't walk any further but when we saw our destinationwe got our second wind.
Have Good Antennae-to be very sensitive to something, to have a keen sense of detection or perception-
A good teacher must have good antennae for any emotional difficulties their students may be going through.
A Gong Show-a wild, chaotic, ridiculous, or disastrous event-Did you go to that meeting last night? What a gong show!
Good Enough For Jazz-sufficient to suit the purpose at hand without needing to be perfect
-There are still a few kinks to work out but it's good enough for jazz at the moment.
As Good As Done-finished in every practical,almost completely done-
This task is as good as done, so I'm going home for rest
Good For Nothing
-something or someone that is lazy and not helpful or useful
-This old calculator is good for nothing!
From Now On-starting today and continuing into the future
I'll take my responsibilities more seriously from now on.
By The Seat Of One's Pants-without a clear plan or direction
-I know my teachers think that I'm just flying by the seat of my pants ever since I left my course without completing it
Guilty Pleasure-something that one enjoys or finds pleasurable but knows or feels to be bad, especially as might be perceived or judged by other people-
I know these books are not good, but reading them on my commute home is my guilty pleasure!
Up To One's Eyeballs-extremely busy, deeply involved or engrossed in or with something-
Tom has been up to his eyes with his studies lately.
Meaning of Ahead Of (or Behind) The Curve-ahead of (or lagging behind) current thinking or trends-
He was ahead of the curve in the beginning when he started his business
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