Идиомы и фразеологизмы английского со словами on the. Страница пятнадцать

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step on it
step on the gas
To push down on the gas pedal to make a car go faster.
Be very careful when you step on the gas. Don't go too fast.
To go faster; hurry.
Step on it, or we'll be late for school.
John is a slow starter, but he can step on the gas when it looks as if he might lose the race.
Lee was wasting time at breakfast and his father told him to step on it or they would miss the bus.
We’re going to be late for the movies. You’d better step on it!
step on one's toes
tread on one's toes
step on the toes of
tread on the toes of
To do something that embarrasses or offends someone else.
If you break in when other people are talking, you may step on their toes.
Mary is pretty, and she often treads on the toes of the girls by stealing their boyfriend.
take it on the chin
To be badly beaten or hurt.
Our football team really took it on the chin today. They are all bumps and bruises.
Mother and I took it on the chin in the card game.
To accept without complaint something bad that happens to you; accept trouble or defeat calmly.
A good football player can take it on the chin when his team loses.
take on the chin
To gracefully accept criticism.
It's good to be able to tell people what they do wrong, but it is equally important to be able to take it on the chin when they tell you what you have done wrong.
to be on the safe side
To take extra precautions; reduce or eliminate the possibility of a mistake, an error, or even danger.
Dad always keeps his valuables in a bank's safe deposit box, just to be on the safe side.