1. Chase rainbows. Meaning: Someone who tries to do something that they will never achieve.
- My friends told me to quit chasing rainbows when I started my new business.
2. In a fog. Meaning: confused, dazed or not aware.
- She was in a fog for several days after the accident.
3. Shoot the breeze. Meaning: to have a relaxed conversation without any purpose.
- It’s always a pleasure to shoot the breeze with Amy. We’re connected in many ways.
4. Face like thunder. Meaning: very angry or upset about something.
- I don’t know what was happening, I just saw Mr. Will was leaving the room with his face like thunder.
5. Fair-weather friend. Meaning: someone who is only your friend during good times but disappears when things become difficult.
- I wish I knew that she was a fair-weather friend. She left me as soon as I lost my job.
6. Storm in a teacup. Meaning: someone who makes a small problem larger than it really is.
- My sisters are always arguing about something, it’s just a storm in a teacup.
7. Snowed under. Meaning: having to much to do that you are having trouble doing it all.
- I’d love to help you, but I’m completely snowed under at the moment.
8. Take a rain check. Meaning: to politely refuse an offer, with the implication that one may accept it at a later date.
Example:Thank you for your dinner invitation. Mind if I take a rain check to that?
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