Идиомы и фразеологизмы английского со словами on the. Страница три

Словосочетания со словами on the. Страница три

get on the stick
To get moving; to stop being idle and to start working vigorously.
All right, man, let's get on the stick!
get the show on the road
To start a program; get work started.
Начать действовать, как было запланировано; начать работу.
It was several years before the rocket scientists got the show on the road.
Come on, let's get this show on the road or we'll be late.
Ну же, пора начинать, иначе мы опоздаем!
get up on the wrong side of the bed
To awake with a bad temper.
Henry got up on the wrong side of the bed and wouldn't eat breakfast.
The man went to bed very late and got up on the wrong side of the bed.
grass is always greener on the other side of the fence
grass is always greener on the other side of the hill
We are often not satisfied and want to be somewhere else; a place that is far away or different seems better than where we are.
Мы часто не удовлетворены текущим положением вещей и хотим быть в другом месте; место, которое далеко и кажется лучше чем то где мы сейчас находимся - лучше там где нас нет.
John is always changing his job because the grass always looks greener to him on the other side of the fence.
The man believes that the grass is always greener on the other side of the fence and he always wants to change jobs.
Человек верит, что трава всегда зеленее по ту сторону забора, и он всегда хочет сменить работу.
handwriting on the wall
A sign that something bad will happen.
When Bill's team lost four games in a row, he saw the handwriting on the wall.
John's employer had less and less work for him; John could read the handwriting on the wall and looked for another job.
A warning; a message of some urgency.
"This nuclear plant is about to explode, I think," the chief engineer said. "We'd better get out of here in a hurry, the handwriting is on the wall."
hang on the words of
hang on the lips of
To listen very attentively to.
Ann hangs on every word of her history teacher and takes very careful notes.
As he went on with his speech, his auditors, deeply interested, hung on his lips.
have something on the ball
To be smart, clever; to be skilled and have the necessary know-how.
You can trust Syd; he's got a lot on the ball OR he's got something on the ball.
hit the nail on the head
To get something exactly right; speak or act in the most fitting or effective way.
The mayor's talk on race relations hit the nail on the head.