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23 phrases found for the topic Difficulty

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Phrase: Not to be a kindergarten

Meaning: If something is not a kindergarten, it is not child's play because it is difficult, tough, serious, that is, it is for professionals and experienced people.

Examples:
Climbing Everest is not a kindergarten. You need a lot of training.
Come on, boys, we are not in a kindergarten classroom. We need to be the best.

Date: 2018-04-21 15:34:27

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Phrase: Put (or throw) a spanner in the works

Meaning: To prevent something from happening: The totalitarian measures taken by the Castilian empire against the Catalan referendum has thrown a spanner in the works.

Date: 2017-09-23 22:56:39

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Phrase: The killer question

Meaning: That is, the transcendental or most fascinating or most difficult question:
One of the killer questions is whether there is a life after death. I think there isn't, but many people believe there is.
When one is looking for a job, one of the killer questions could be: Why should I employ you?

Date: 2015-05-24 08:51:25

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Phrase: Go through hell

Meaning: To suffer a lot: When they told me that my daughter had had a terrible accident in a far-off country, I went through hell.

Date: 2015-05-08 23:50:47

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Phrase: There is light at the end of the tunnel

Meaning: That is, there is hope: The situation is very bad in the Castilian empire, but we will get rid of those who have ruined our lives in the next election(s), so there is light at the end of the tunnel

Date: 2015-02-18 23:41:37

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Phrase: A heavy (or difficult) load to bear

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Phrase: A snowball's chance in hell

Meaning: Impossible or almost impossible to succeed: You have not studied at all, so you (do not) have a snowball's chance in hell of passing your examinations

Sent by Erik Eikenberry

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Phrase: Add fuel to the fire (or to the flames)

Meaning: To make things worse: Please shut up and do not add fuel to the fire.

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Phrase: Be (skate, tread on or walk) on thin ice

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Phrase: Be all Greek to me

Meaning: Not to understand: This puzzle is all Greek to me.

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Phrase: Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies

Author: Mother Teresa

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Phrase: Be like looking for a needle in a haystack

Meaning: Be very difficult to find

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Phrase: Between the devil and the deep (blue) sea

Meaning: You have to make a choice between two things, but this situation makes you feel bad.

Example:
I cannot choose between you and my boyfriend. I am between the devil and the deep blue sea.

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Phrase: I never see what has been done; I only see what remains to be done

Author: Buddha

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Phrase: If the mountain will not go to Mohammed, Mohammed must go to the mountain

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Phrase: It went off without a hitch

Meaning: It went well

Sent by Lauren

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Phrase: Make a mountain out of a molehill

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Phrase: No news is good news

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Phrase: Not to be able to find your way out of a paper bag

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Phrase: Not to stand a chance

Meaning: Have little or no possibility

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Phrase: To go from bad to worse

Meaning: ie to become worse: Soon, the situation went from bad to worse, and we were very frightened

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Phrase: We all have our cross to bear

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Phrase: You cannot make an omelette without breaking (a few) eggs

Meaning: In order to achieve a goal, it is at times necessary to take hard decisions, which may affect others negatively.
Example:
I know half the workers will go on the dole, but we can't make an omelette without breaking a few eggs. It is the company's only chance of survival.

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