Like a closed book?

2017-10-17 11:26

With a closed book, you cannot see what it’s about and therefore remain mystified.

Back into your shell?

2017-10-13 12:03

For us humans, our metaphorical shell is where we feel safe, our comfort zone, so to speak.

Spitting image

2017-10-10 11:05

When people say "spitting image", they mean to say that two people look exactly alike.

A ‘Hail Mary’?

2017-09-26 11:30

“Hail Mary” is a prayer among Christians, uttered when they want to ask for holy intervention.

Damp squib?

2017-09-22 11:12

Damp squibs become synonymous with anything that fails to work properly, anything that is not up to expectation.

No slam dunk?

2017-09-19 11:49

A "slam dunk" is synonymous with an easy win, victory or success.

On the fence?

2017-09-15 13:34

To sit on the fence is to remain neutral or to stay undecided or to be unable to take a side at all.

Stiff upper lip?

2017-09-12 10:29

When you want to look solemn, stoic, determined and resolute and so on you maintain a stiff upper lip.

Out of the left field?

2017-09-08 10:46

If you say someone's ideas are left field, you mean to say their ideas are unconventional, odd and surprising.

Punching the air

2017-09-05 15:06

To punch the air, one simulates such a punch without touching anyone but the body motion is the same.

Stick out like sore thumb?

2017-09-01 10:47

If some person sticks out like a sore thumb, the person is odd and different, commanding particular attention because he/she is excessive in some way or other.

Happy-go-lucky?

2017-08-29 10:49

One who is happy-go-lucky is easy going and carefree, not giving a care about the future.

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