MOST COMMON IDIOMS

To be thankful or grateful for one's good luck usually while avoiding a bad situation

Example:

You should count your lucky stars as you managed to avoid that violent car accident.

To punish someone or something harshly 

Example:

He's a really strict teacher, so he'll definitely lower the boom on you if you don't do your homework.

To be cautious; to plan ahead instead of taking a risk

Example:

I like to err on the side of caution and always keep some money in my savings account.

NEW IDIOMS

To give someone false information to prevent them from discovering the truth

Example:

He cheated on her, yet he threw her off the scent by saying that she had to have mistaken him for someone else.

One's real character is revealed, which stands in contrast to what they have been pretending

Example:

My friend's mask slipped when I call upon him in a time of crisis.

Very quickly; in a short period of time

Example:

I will do it in no time flat.

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TODAY
life's a bitch (and then you die)

Used to express one's feelings when facing a bad situation

Example:

Man, my life really sucks. Life's a bitch and then you die.

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