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Dennis Oliver's Idioms: F


far-fetched: difficult to accept; difficult to believe.

"That story's pretty far-fetched. Nobody's going to believe it."

feel blue: feel sad and depressed.

"I'm feeling blue because I haven't had any mail except bills for a long, long time."

fire someone: dismiss someone from a job because of poor performance.

"If you continue to be late for work, the company will fire you."

feel puny: feel unwell, ill.

"Ted was feeling puny yesterday, so he decided not to go to work."

fender-bender: automobile accident.

"Traffic was really slow on the freeway this morning
because of a fender-bender in one of the westbound lanes."

for ages: for a very long time.

"Where's Marie? I haven't seen her for ages."


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