9 thoughts on “A Figure Of Speech

      • Possible answers include
        1.As bald as a coot
        2.Hit the nail on the head
        3.In a nutshell
        4.As white as a sheet
        5.Earworm
        6.Be born with a silver spoon in one’s mouth
        7.Spill the beans
        8.Red herring
        9.Hard cheese / Big cheese
        10.Serve something on a silver platter / Hand to on a…
        11.Play one’s cards close to one’s chest and play one’s cards close to one’s vest; keep one’s cards close to one’s chest; keep one’s cards close to one’s vest. (Fig. to keep to oneself or be very cautious in one’s dealing with people.)
        12.Joker in the pack
        13.Time flies
        14.Have an ace up one’s sleeve
        15.Wear one’s heart on one’s sleeve
        16.Tie the knot
        17.Don’t put all your eggs in one basket
        18.Catch the cat by its tail
        19.Cat got your tongue
        20.From rags to riches
        21.Kick the bucket
        22.A piece of cake
        23.Cherry on top
        24.Fry an egg on the sidewalk
        25.The shoe is on the other foot
        26.Sock away
        27.In the shadow of someone / Be / Live in someone’s shadow / No man can jump over his own shadow / A shadow of your former self

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        More solutions

        1.A screw loose
        2.A stiff upper lip
        3.Get cold feet
        4.Not playing with a full deck “this guy has a screw loose—he wasn’t playing with a full deck”
        5.Have a screw loose
        6.Have more holes than Swiss cheese
        7. Walk on eggshells
        8. Put your best foot forward
        9. Cast a different shadow

    • Possible answers include
      1.As bald as a coot
      2.Hit the nail on the head
      3.In a nutshell
      4.As white as a sheet
      5.Earworm
      6.Be born with a silver spoon in one’s mouth
      7.Spill the beans
      8.Red herring
      9.Hard cheese / Big cheese
      10.Serve something on a silver platter / Hand to on a…
      11.Play one’s cards close to one’s chest and play one’s cards close to one’s vest; keep one’s cards close to one’s chest; keep one’s cards close to one’s vest. (Fig. to keep to oneself or be very cautious in one’s dealing with people.)
      12.Joker in the pack
      13.Time flies
      14.Have an ace up one’s sleeve
      15.Wear one’s heart on one’s sleeve
      16.Tie the knot
      17.Don’t put all your eggs in one basket
      18.Catch the cat by its tail
      19.Cat got your tongue
      20.From rags to riches
      21.Kick the bucket
      22.A piece of cake
      23.Cherry on top
      24.Fry an egg on the sidewalk
      25.The shoe is on the other foot
      26.Sock away
      27.In the shadow of someone / Be / Live in someone’s shadow / No man can jump over his own shadow / A shadow of your former self

      ….
      More solutions

      1.A screw loose
      2.A stiff upper lip
      3.Get cold feet
      4.Not playing with a full deck “this guy has a screw loose—he wasn’t playing with a full deck”
      5.Have a screw loose
      6.Have more holes than Swiss cheese
      7. Walk on eggshells
      8. Put your best foot forward
      9. Cast a different shadow

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