Digging his heels in?

2017-12-15 13:38

If someone "digs in", they are holding on to their position fast, refusing to budge.

Fat of the land?

2017-12-12 12:13

They live a rich and comfortable life on a surplus of money and resources, and therefore don't have to work very hard.

China’s sandwich generation?

2017-12-08 10:31

Feel sandwiched, they are, in terms of both finance and time, and burdens coming from above (parents) and under(children and grandchildren).

Touched a nerve?

2017-12-05 10:34

If something hit a nerve in us, it stirs up our emotions immediately.

Make a case?

2017-12-01 11:40

To make a case is to make a full argument for or against somebody and lists all the reasons why this is so.

Go overboard?

2017-11-28 12:22

The phrase“to go overboard” is, metaphorically, to go too far and be excessive.

Burying your head in the sand?

2017-11-24 11:16

When we want to point out that someone trying to ignore problems rather than confronting them straight up and head on, we say he or she is burying their head in the sand.

Already in train?

2017-11-21 12:01

Already in progress, in other words.

Too close to call?

2017-11-17 11:03

If an election is too close to call, we cannot really tell who is going to eventually win.

Won’t give him a pass?

2017-11-14 15:31

Hence giving someone a proverbial pass means you’re allowing them to say or do something anyway they want to.

The ground is shifting?

2017-11-10 11:00

That’s the idea – big time because the changes are likened to an earthquake.

Gig economy?

2017-11-07 11:17

Gig economy refers to productivity generated by businesses involving people doing part-time jobs instead of full time.

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