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1. Ace in the hole
An “ace in the hole” is a hidden advantage or resource that can be used if needed.
2. Break a leg
The phrase “break a leg” is a way to wish someone good luck, especially in a theatrical or performance context.
3. Caught between a rock and a hard place
To be “caught between a rock and a hard place” means to be in a difficult situation with no good options.
4. Don’t count your chickens before they hatch
This idiom means to not assume that something will happen until it actually does.
5. Hit the nail on the head
To “hit the nail on the head” means to accurately identify or describe a problem or situation.
6. Jump the gun
To “jump the gun” means to act prematurely or without all the necessary information.
7. Keep your chin up
The phrase “keep your chin up” means to stay positive and resilient in the face of adversity.
8. Piece of cake
The idiom “piece of cake” means that something is very easy to do.
9. When pigs fly
The phrase “when pigs fly” is used to express that something is unlikely to happen.
These American English idioms and phrases are commonly used in both formal and informal contexts, and they can add color and variety to your language.
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