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If a person robs Peter to pay Paul, they pay one debt with money borrowed from somewhere else, thus creating another debt.
"David borrowed money from a friend to cover his overdraft; a typical case of robbing Peter to pay Paul!"
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Rome Was Not Built In One Day = Thành La Mã không phải được xây trong 1 ngày
"It is taking me a long time to write this computer program." Answer: "Rome was not built in one day."
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Rub Salt In An Old Wound = Xát muối vào vết thương chưa lành
"Oh please, let's not rub salt in old wounds!"
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Second Nature = việc dễ dàng
"It has always been second nature for me to draw with both hands."
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If you want to see the colour of somebody's money, you want to make sure that the person in question has enough money to pay you before you accept to do something.
"I want to see the colour of his money before shipping the goods."
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The sum of money something sets you back is the amount it costs you.
"Changing the heating system would set us back about $5 000."
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If you splash out on something, you spend a lot of money on it.
"Sarah's parents really splashed out on her wedding."
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Start From Scratch = bắt đầu từ đầu, bắt đầu từ con số không
"How are you going to build your business?" Answer: "Just like everyone else does: starting from scratch."
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The Pros And Cons = những mặt lợi và những mặt hại
"I've considered the pros and cons and I've decided: it is going to be expensive, but I still want to go to college."
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The Straw That Broke The Camel's Back = giọt nước làm tràn ly
"You've been rude to me all day, and I've had it. That's the last straw!"
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