My Favourite Malaysian Festivals

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|•   business english   •   lessons - exercises    •   wordgames    •    proverbs   •    fun    •    news    •   useful | |links   •   books   •   contact    •     home   • | |  [pic][pic][pic][pic][pic] | | | |English Idioms relating to | | FEELINGS - EMOTIONS - REACTIONS | |  | | Ants in one's pants |  People who have ants in their pants are very restless or excited about | | |  something | | |  "I wish he'd relax.  He's got ants in his pants about something today!" | | Bare your heart (or soul) to someone |  If you bare your heart or soul to someone, you reveal your innermost | | |  thoughts and feelings to them. | | |  "John couldn't keep things to himself any longer.  He decided to bare | | |  his soul to his best friend." | | Bear the brunt (of something) |  A person who bears the brunt of something is the one who suffers the | | |  most when something bad or unpleasant happens. | | |  "When things go wrong, his assistant always has to bear the brunt of | | |  his anger." | | Beside yourself (with an emotion) |  If you are beside yourself (with an emotion), you lose your self-control | | |  because of the intensity of the emotion you are feeling. | | |  "He was beside himself with grief when he lost his son." | | Carry the torch |  If you carry the torch, you have strong feelings for someone with whom | | |  you do not or cannot have a relationship.. | | |  "He's been carrying the torch for Julie since their college days, before she | | |  married Ted." | | Wouldn't be caught/seen dead |  If someone says that they wouldn't be caught or seen dead in a | | |  particular place or doing something, they mean that they would be | | |  too ashamed or embarrassed. | | |  "My seven-year-old son thinks he's a big boy; he wouldn't be caught | | |  dead holding my hand!"...
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