Teach your grandmother (how) to suck eggs
Give advice to somebody about something they know more about than you.
Water off a duck’s back
Criticisms, insults or warnings that have no effect on the person at whom they are directed.
Alive and kicking
To emphasise that someone or something continues to survive and is very active too.
Let the cat out of the bag
Tell people a secret by mistake or because of carelessness
a glimmer of hope
A very small sign that something we hope for may come true.
change your tune
Change your opinion, above all when you think this will give you an advantage.
Share the cost of something equally. Often refers to a meal.
the more the merrier
Something will be more enjoyable if a lot of people are there.
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‘A man who is tired of London is tired of life’. So goes the famous qotation, and it is true that the city offers an imposible variaty of activities and sights for the turist with only a few days in this famous capital. But they can be expensive!
If you are on a budgit, why not focus on the muzeums and galeries? Most of the big ones are free to enter, although there are admision fees for certain exibitions. You could spend a whole day just in the British Museum or the Tate Modern. And in the warmer months, save money at lunchtime with a picnic in one of the beautifull parks!
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