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HILARIOUS

We were in stitches. It was hilarious.

HYPE

The film didn't live up to the hype.

WEARY

Tired and impatient about something.


There was a note of weary irritation in his voice.

OVERWHELMED

In June the town is overwhelmed by tourists.

ROUGH

I was feeling a bit rough.


I don't know the precise cost, but I can give you a rough idea.

MORTIFIED

I was absolutely mortified.

STRESSED

Absolutely stressed.

PRONE

The coastal region is prone to earthquakes.


He's prone to gain weight.

A WHAT'S ON GUIDE

What's on.

TO LIVE UP TO SOMETHING

The breathtaking beautiful scenery certainly lived up to expectations.

FED UP WITH

I'm fed up with this job.


White working class men are fed up of being ignored.


I'm fed up to the back teeth with him.

TO GET OVER SOMETHING

It can take weeks to get over an illness like that.


He's pretty upset, but he'll get over it.

TO YAWN

I was bored to death. I just couldn't stop yawning.


I tried to stifle a yawn.

TO STIFLE

To suppress

TO HYPE

To promote

TO OVERDO

Don't overdo the spices or you'll lose the flavour of the meat.


They overdid the sentimentality at the end of the film.


They overdid with the wine.

TO APPEAL

It doesn't appeal to me.

IN FLOOD OF TEARS

She was in flood of tears.

I bet / imagine / that, you must be / must've been

I bet she was pleased.


You must be getting quite good.


You must've been stuffed by the end.

TO BE IN BITS

I was in bits after my divorce.

IN STITCHES

We were in stitches. It was hilarious.


I couldn't run anymore because I had a stitch.

OFF YOUR HEAD

Very drunk or have taken drugs.


Completely off her head.

ON TOP OF THINGS

Thanks for being so on top of things.


Trying to get on top of things.

TAKE THE MICKEY

Stop taking the mickey out of me!

TOO MUCH ON

I've got too much on at the moment.

TOSS AND TURN

I was tossing and turning all night.

LIVE AND BREATH SOMETHING

When I was a teenager I lived and breathed ballet.

WANT TO CURL UP AND DIE

When they all started laughing I just wanted to curl up and die.

THROUGH

I've been going through hell these last six months, waiting for the trial.


Women who have lived through the horror and suffering of war.


We have come through the struggle stronger and more united than we were before.

GIVE SOMEONE A PIECE OF YOUR MIND

I'm going to give that girl a piece of my mind when I see her.

TO BE FULL IF YOURSELF

I couldn't stand him, he was so full of himself.

STEP ON SOMEONE'S TOES

I hope I'm not stepping on anyone's toes by saying this.

IN HAND

Work is in hand on identifying information needs.


At half time, they had the match well in hand.

OUT OF HAND

We decided to leave before things got out of hand.

TO SWITCH OFF

He just switched off and ignored me.

TO BURST OUT DOING SOMETHING

I almost burst out laughing when I saw what she was wearing.

STRUT YOUR STUFF

Are you ready to strut your stuff on the dance floor?