so help me (God)
/sˌoʊ hˈɛlp mˌiː ɡˈɑːd/
used to emphasize one's seriousness, determination, or truthfulness
to talk the talk
/tˈɔːk ðə tˈɔːk/
to speak convincingly or authoritatively about a subject, especially in a way that suggests knowledge, expertise, or confidence
nothing could be further from the truth
/nˈʌθɪŋ kʊd biː fˈɜːðɚ fɹʌmðə tɹˈuːθ/
used to emphasize that something cannot be true or accurate
to press / hammer sth home
/pɹˈɛs hˈæmɚ ˌɛstˌiːˈeɪtʃ hˈoʊm/
to forcefully make a point in an argument or discussion to ensure that there are no misunderstandings
at the end of the day
/æt ðɪ ˈɛnd ʌvðə dˈeɪ/
used before stating the most important fact about a particular situation
in the final / last analysis
/ɪnðə fˈaɪnəl lˈæst ɐnˈæləsˌɪs/
used before summarizing or stating most important facts of a situation
bottom line
/bˈɑːɾəm lˈaɪn/
the most important factor in an argument or a discussion that brings it to an end
to call a spade a spade
/kˈɔːl ɐ spˈeɪd ɐ spˈeɪd/
to talk about something in a completely open and direct way
to beat around the bush
/bˈiːt ɐɹˈaʊnd ðə bˈʊʃ/
to deliberately delay or avoid talking about the main point
to make a long story short
/mˌeɪk ɐ lˈɑːŋ stˈoːɹi ʃˈɔːɹt/
to avoid talking about the details of something that has happened and only give the main points
to cut to the chase
/kˈʌt tə ðə tʃˈeɪs/
to get straight to the point or the most important part of a matter without wasting time on irrelevant details or preamble
long story
/lˈɑːŋ stˈoːɹi/
a thorough explanation of how something happened
for all intents and purposes
/fɔːɹ ˈɔːl ɪntˈɛnts ænd pˈɜːpəsᵻz/
used for saying that something has the same effect as another thing
punch line
/pˈʌntʃ lˈaɪn/
the final part of a joke or a humorous story that is intended to make the audience laugh or surprise them with a clever twist or unexpected ending
all told
/ˈɔːl tˈoʊld/
considering all the parts or items that make up a whole
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