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A Bit Much

A Bit Much

What does the idiom "A Bit Much" mean? Definition: More than is reasonable; a bit too much For example: "You're asking us to pay for your trip to Ibiza? That's a bit much, don't you think?"
Sneak Peek

Sneak Peek

What does the idiom "sneak peek" mean? Definition: A sneak peek is an opportunity to view something in advance of its official opening or debut. For example: "The new stadium isn't open yet, but the city is opening it for a sneak peek...
Race Against Time

Race Against Time

What does the idiom "race against time" mean? Definition: To race against time is to rush to meet a deadline, to be forced to do something very quickly. For example: "We're racing against time to finish the advertisting campaign before the meeting Tuesday—we're...
Page-Turner

Page-Turner

What does the idiom "page-turner" mean? Definition: A page-turner is an exciting book that's easy to read, a book that's difficult to put down. For example: "When I go to the beach, I don't want a book that I have to focus closely...
Keep an Eye On

Keep an Eye On

What does the idiom "keep an eye on" mean? Definition: To keep an eye on something or someone is to watch it periodically, to keep it under surveillance. For example: "I'm leaving my son with you for the day. Please keep an...
Lock Horns

Lock Horns

What does the idiom "lock horns" mean? Definition: To lock horns is to argue, to come into conflict.   For example: "Two members of Parliament locked horns over funding for their respective districts." "Try to avoid locking horns with Joe—he's very friendly, but he...