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Off The Hook = đỡ mệt, đỡ phiền, càng khỏe
"You're lucky; it turns out that Dad never heard you come in late last night." Answer: "Great, that means I'm off the hook!"
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If you do something on a shoestring, you do it with very little money.
"When I was a student I lived on a shoestring."
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People who live on the breadline have a very low income or barely enough money to survive.
"Due to the recent crisis, there are more people on the breadline than ever before.
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Something which is "on the house" is offered free of charge, usually in a bar or restaurant.
"The new owner offered us a drink on the house."
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When you want to mention a different or contradictory aspect of a situation, you refer to the other side of the coin.
"The house is lovely and spacious, but the other side of the coin is that it is far from shops and schools."
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Out Of Sight, Out Of Mind = xa mặt cách lòng
"I meant to read that book, but as soon as I put it down, I forgot about it." Answer: "Out of sight, out of mind."
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