to know a hawk from a handsaw
/nˈoʊ ɐ hˈɔːk fɹʌm ɐ hˈændsɔː/
to be able to show or recognize a difference between two individuals or things
open book
/ˈoʊpən bˈʊk/
a person or a thing that is easy to understand or predict
to read sb like a book
/ɹˈiːd ˌɛsbˈiː lˈaɪk ɐ bˈʊk/
to be able to easily understand what someone is thinking about or what their intention is
to get to the heart / bottom of sth
/ɡɛt tə ðə hˈɑːɹt ʌv ˌɛstˌiːˈeɪtʃ/
to discover or determine the underlying cause of something, particularly an issue
to read between the lines
/ɹˈiːd bɪtwˌiːn ðə lˈaɪnz/
to get an understanding of what someone's true intention is or how they feel based on what they say or write
head trip
/hˈɛd tɹˈɪp/
an experience that is as very thrilling and memorable
to drum sth into one's head
/dɹˈʌm ˌɛstˌiːˈeɪtʃ ˌɪntʊ wˈʌnz hˈɛd/
to frequently repeat something to someone so that they finally learn or memorize it
quick off the mark
/kwˈɪk ˈɔf ðə mˈɑːɹk/
reacting quickly or immediately to an opportunity or situation
in words of one syllable
/ɪn wˈɜːdz ʌv wˈʌn sˈɪləbəl/
in a tone or manner that can be understood by many
the scales fall from one's eyes
/ðə skˈeɪlz fˈɔːl fɹʌm wˈʌnz ˈaɪz/
to suddenly realize the truth about a situation
light bulb moment
/lˈaɪt bˈʌlb mˈoʊmənt/
a moment when a good idea or solution comes to one's mind
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