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under sb's thumb
(of a person) completely controlled by sb
cost/pay an arm and a leg
to cost/pay a lot of money; very expensive
be all ears
to be waiting with interest to hear what sb has to say
kneejerk reaction
to make a decision quickly without any serious thought
sb's eyes are bigger than their stomach
used to say that sb has been greedy by taking more food than they can eat
get off your chest
to talk about sth that has been worrying you for a long time so that you feel less anxious
don't see eye to eye
1.To disagree about smth 2. to have different opinions
have a lump in your throat
to feel pressure in the throat because you are very angry or emotional
try and rub shoulders with sb
to meet and spend time with a famous person, socially or as part of your job