50) The bubble has burst
A previously positive situation has encountered a serious problem.
“Last year, the stock market was doing very well. Unfortunately, it seems that the bubble has burst.”
51) The buck stops here
Problems are resolved here.
“A lot of people try to pass problems to other people. At my desk, however, the buck stops here.”
52) Burn your bridges
Make it impossible to return.
“Be polite when you hand in your resignation. After all, you don’t want to burn your bridges.”
53) My ears are burning
I think someone is saying something about me.
“Pierre is talking again. My ears are burning.”
54) Put on the back burner
Leave it for later.
“I don’t think we’ll have time to complete it this year. Let’s put it on the back burner.”
55) Someone means business
Someone is serious
“Watch out for Harry. He’s someone who means business.”
56) At the touch of a button
Quickly and easily.
“No problem. I can change your account information at the touch a button.”
57) Have your cake and eat it
Enjoy something without paying for it.
“He expected to pass without studying. Unfortunately, you cannot have your cake and eat it, too.”
58) A close call
Something (usually bad) almost happening.
“That car almost hit us. That was a close call.”
59) Enough is enough
This should stop.
“I have listened to his complaints for years but enough is enough.”
60) A fat cat
A wealthy person.
“He has everything he needs.He’s a real fat cat.”
61) My two cents worth
My humble opinion.
“He seems like a corrupt politician. That’s just my two cent’s worth.”
62) Hang out
Be together, spend time with each other.
“Hey Lauren, let’s get together tonight, we can just hangout and practice our English.”
63) A change of heart
A changed opinion.
“At one time, I supported George Bush. As time went on, however, I had a change of heart.”