If someone can't shoot straight with sth. they say, then they don't know what they're talking about.
People said they had a ball when they meant to say they had a good, exciting time.
Job lock refers to the situation where you are stuck with your current job.
That’s essentially what “going on a crash diet straight afterwards” means really.
In other words, Thatcherism prevented the teetering British economy from total collapse.
Group think, literally, is what the group as a whole thinks instead of what each individual member of that group thinks.
It came out of the blue as the singer was preparing for his final concert tour.
In other words, he’s been investing in technology start-ups as a venture capitalist.