to leave a sour / bad taste in one's mouth
/lˈiːv ɐ sˈaɪʊɹ bˈæd tˈeɪst ɪn wˈʌnz mˈaʊθ/
to leave a lasting negative effect on someone
to take sth on the chin
/tˈeɪk ˌɛstˌiːˈeɪtʃ ɑːnðə tʃˈɪn/
to undergo a lot of problems, sufferings, or damages as a result of something
to take a toll on sb/sth
/tˈeɪk ɐ tˈoʊl ˌɑːn ˌɛsbˈiː slˈæʃ ˌɛstˌiːˈeɪtʃ/
to have a severe negative effect on someone or something, in a way that lasts for a long time
to make a difference
/mˌeɪk ɐ dˈɪfɹəns/
to have a very strong and noticeable effect on someone or something
to do good
/dˈuː ɡˈʊd/
to perform actions or engage in behavior that is beneficial, helpful, or morally upright, often with the intention of making a positive impact on others or the world
to turn one's head
/tˈɜːn wˈʌnz hˈɛd/
to have an influence on how someone behaves, particularly by making them seem too important or proud
to have a part (to play) in sth
/hæv ɐ pˈɑːɹt tə plˈeɪ ɔːɹ ɪn ˌɛstˌiːˈeɪtʃ/
to be an important factor in something
to cut both ways
/kˈʌt bˈoʊθ wˈeɪz/
(of a process or action) to have two opposite effects, particularly a good and a bad one
bad / rotten apple
/bˈæd ɹˈɑːʔn̩ ˈæpəl/
a person who causes trouble for others in a group and has a bad influence on them
vicious circle / cycle
/vˈɪʃəs sˈɜːkəl ɔːɹ sˈaɪkəl/
a situation where one problem brings about another and that only worsens the original problem
to have a horse in the / this / that race
/hæv ɐ hˈɔːɹs ɪn ðə ðɪs ðæt ɹˈeɪs/
to not have any personal gains in a particular situation
to course through one's veins / blood
/kˈoːɹs θɹuː wˈʌnz vˈeɪnz blˈʌd/
to feel something intensely
to leave one's mark
/lˈiːv wˈʌnz mˈɑːɹk/
to have a powerful and lasting effect on someone or something
to go / be hand in hand
/ɡˌoʊ ɔːɹ biː hˈænd ɪn hˈænd/
(of two things) to be closely connected to one another, particularly in a way that one of them causes the occurrence of another
ripple effect
/ɹˈɪpəl ɪfˈɛkt/
an action or series of things that cause several other events to happen one after another
to strike a note
/stɹˈaɪk ɐ nˈoʊt/
to behave in a way that expresses a particular attitude or feeling
to make inroads into / on sth
/mˌeɪk ˈɪnɹoʊdz ˌɪntʊ ˌɑːn ˌɛstˌiːˈeɪtʃ/
to have a significant impact or influence on something
to cut no / little / much ice with sb
/kˈʌt nˈoʊ lˈɪɾəl mˈʌtʃ ˈaɪs wɪð ˌɛsbˈiː/
to fail to have an influence or effect, particularly in changing someone's opinion about something opinion or decision
exception that proves the rule
/ɛksˈɛpʃən ðæt pɹˈuːvz ðə ɹˈuːl/
rare or unusual cases that confirm the validity or effectiveness of a commonly accepted general principle or practice
a stroke of sth
/ɐ stɹˈoʊk ʌv ˌɛstˌiːˈeɪtʃ/
a brief or sudden instance or occurrence of something particular, whether positive or negative
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