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She made a huge mistake a work and now she's going to have to eat humble pie and admit to the boss that she was wrong.
là rất đói bụng
I haven't had anything since breakfast time. I could eat a horse right now!
tốn thời gian hoặc công sức hơn cần thiết để thực hiện một việc gì đó
I only asked him to tidy up the sitting room but he made a right meal of it. It took him two hours just to clear up the room.
lần thử sức khác sau khi bạn thất bại lần thứ nhất
He didn't get the job when he applied for it last year but another vacancy came up a few weeks ago and he got a second bite at the cherry. He's so please he got the job!
not my taste
Tôi không thích nó
She's happy with her new curtains but that bright colour isn't my taste at all.
tương tự như 'not my taste'. Xem bên trên
She likes thrillers but films that frighten me just aren't my cup of tea.
vô ích để hối hận về việc đã xảy ra
I know you're upset you failed your exam but there's no use crying over spilt milk. Just get over it and start studying so you'll be ready to take it again soon.
throw cold water on something
phản ứng tiêu cực về ý kiến hoặc kế hoạch của ai đó
I spent hours preparing that report and then the boss threw cold water on it. What a waste of my time!
a storm in a teacup
nhiều sự tức giận và lo lắng không cần thiết về một việc không quan trọng
He got really angry with us about being late for work. But it was a storm in a teacup. We were only 5 minutes late.