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“Call a spade a spade” means “to say the truth about something, even if it is…

“Call a spade a spade” means “to say the truth about something, even if it is not polite or pleasant”. Example: Let’s call a spade a spade – Brad is a very poor student.

"Get on like a house on fire" means "to have a very good relationship with someone".

“Get on like a house on fire” means “to have a very good relationship with someone”. Examples: The boss was happy that the new employees and the old employees were getting on like a house on fire.

“Sour grapes” means “when someone says negative things about something because they can’t have it”. Example: I think his comments about that new car are just sour grapes because he can’t afford.

On thin ice

“On thin ice” means “in a risky position, in a dangerous situation”. Example: The student was on thin ice because he was absent from class too many times.

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“Under your breath” means “to speak so quietly that other ​people cannot hear the exact words”. Example: The young boy said a rude word under his breath so his mother wouldn’t hear him.