- to live a charmed life – means to be very lucky in life. Example: Tom has lived a charmed life. Everything he does works out well.
- go around the bush – means that someone is not clear or honest on purpose. Example: Please stop beating around the bush and tell me the full story.
- lay a hand on someone – means to hurt someone or physically attack. Example: If you lay a hand on me, I’ll report you to the police.
- sit on your hands – means to do nothing about the problem you have. Example: They lost office largely because their traditional supporters sat on their hands and stayed at homes.
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