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Unit 14 - Idioms

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a drop in the ocean
a very small amount that will not have much effect
break even
if a person or business breaks even, they neither make a profit nor lose money
fall short
not reach a particular level or to fail to achieve something you were trying to do
equal, or into two equal parts
go halves
share the cost of something with someone so that you each pay 50%
it's as broad as it's long
used for saying that you cannot choose between two things or actions because they are equal
keep up with the Joneses
try to be as rich, successful, etc as your neighbours
knee-high to a grasshopper
very small, because you were very young
line your pocket(s)
obtain money, especially by acting dishonestly
lock, stock and barrel
including every part of a particular thing, situation, place, etc
six of one (and) half a dozen of the other
used for saying that two things are equally good or bad
tidy sum/amount
large sum/amount