18 DicToday's Phrase - 'A Whole New Ball Game'

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'A whole new ball game' is a situation which is different from anything that has happened before.


I thought I was good at speaking English in terms of day-to-day conversation. But working as a professional translator is a whole new ball game; I have to be much more accurate.

Tom says working as a manager for the first time is a whole new ball game.

I used to go jogging every weekend, but running marathons is a whole new ball game.

10 DicToday's Phrase - 'I'll Eat My Hat'

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TODAY'S PHRASE: 'I'll eat my hat'

'I'll eat my hat' is an expression people use when they think something is very unlikely to happen.

For example:
If Arsenal win the Champions League, I'll eat my hat!

I don't think I'll make it past the interview stage for this job. If I do, I'll eat my hat!

If the government survives this latest scandal, I'll eat my hat!

07 DicToday's Phrase - 'Snowed Under'

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TODAY’S PHRASE: 'snowed under'

If you are 'snowed under', you have too much to do and not enough time to do it.

For example:

I'm sorry, I can't write that report for you right now – I'm snowed under with work today.

Mum didn't have time to bake a cake; she was snowed under with cooking the dinner.

I'm going to treat myself to a spa weekend. I've been so snowed under this week; I need some time to relax.