10 English Idioms Connected with EASTER (part II.)
Spestrite si Veľkú noc ďalšími 5-timi idiomami, ktoré nám pripomínajú tieto sviatky jari.
6. Busy bee
= very active and energetic; hardworking
Frank is such a busy bee. He's always doing about five projects at once!
7. A good egg
= a good, kind person
He's a good egg, your brother - he visited me every day while I was ill.
8. A chicken and egg situation
= a situation where it’s impossible to decide which of two things existed first and which caused the other
It’s a chicken and egg situation - I don’t know whether I was bad at Maths because I wasn’t interested, or wasn’t interested and therefore was not good at the subject.
9. You cannot make an omelette without breaking eggs
= it is hard to achieve something important without causing unpleasant effects
James: ‘We may make a lot of money if we raise our prices, but we will upset a lot of our customers’.
Tony: 'We cannot make an omelette without breaking eggs’.
10. To walk on egg shells
= to be very diplomatic and inoffensive
She is so stressed at the moment that I feel like I am walking on eggshells to avoid an argument.