1. Rain on my parade. Meaning: someone ruins your pleasure or plans.
- I was excited about the weekend but then, of course, my boss came along and rained on my parade.
2. A snowball’s chance. Meaning: very little chance
- We don’t have a snowball’s chance of winning that contract.
3. (be) a breeze. Meaning: (to be) easy
- The exam was a breeze.
4. Brass-monkey weather. Meaning: very cold weather.
- It’s brass-monkey weather today. You’d better wrap up warm!
5. To blow hot and cold. Meaning: to keep changing your attitude.
- I’m not sure if she likes me. She keeps blowing hot and cold.
6. Go down a storm. Meaning: something has been enjoyable or successful.
- Last night’s party went down a storm, it was incredible.
7. Under a cloud. Meaning: thought possibly to be involved in something illegal or criminal.
- Several people at my company have suddenly left under a cloud and are being investigated by the police.
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