Big deal! – So what? That doesn’t really matter.
Example 1: You won five dollars in the lottery? Big deal!
Example 2: Your father has a job with a big company in New York City? Big deal!
(to) give someone the cold shoulder to be cold to someone on purpose; to snub someone
Example 1: When Lisa saw Amber at the mall, she didn’t even stop to talk to her. She really gave her the cold shoulder.
Example 2: I can’t understand why Joe would give you the cold shoulder. I thought you two were good friends!
(to) hit the nail on the head – to be right
Example 1: Dawn hit the nail on the head when she said that Tiffany is jealous of Amber.
Example 2: Steve hit the nail on the head with his idea of moving his company’s manufacturing facility to China.
piece of cake – very easy
Example 1: Nicole finished her physics test in just 25 minutes. It was a piece of cake.
Example 2: The driving test is a piece of cake. Don’t worry about it.
(to) twist someone’s arm – to persuade someone; to convince someone
Example 1: Ted didn’t want to get another tattoo on his back, but Amber twisted his arm.
Example 2: Okay, you’ve twisted my arm. You can borrow my new car and drive it across the country.
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