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Online ESL Idioms
An online collection of common English idioms.


When someone feels they are being attacked or over-utilized, they might say, "oh give me a break!"

This phrase can also be used as a response to something seemingly ridiculous. For example:

If your friend said, "I think Tottenham will beat Manchester United," you could say, "oh give me a break!" This would indicate that you think your friend is ridiculous for thinking TOttenham has a chance to win the game.

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