Idioms & Phrases 22 | Hamaraguru
211. Lick the dust (to get defeated) - The team licked the dust in the final match.
212. Lie in wait (wait in hiding to attack) - The policemen were lying in wait for the kidnappers.
213. Live in an Ivory tower (where one can be aloof from the realities of life) - The king lived in an ivory tower and did not know the meaning of poverty.
214. Long and short (all that can or need be said) - The long and short of the whole discussion will be made available to all in black and white.
215. Look down upon (To hate a person) - I hate those people who look down upon the poor.
216. Lose the day (to be defeated) - My favorite football team lost the day.
217. Make a fortune (To grow rich) - He made a fortune by selling smuggled goods.
218. Make after (to pursue or chase)& The people made after the chain snatcher and caught him.
219. Make amends (to compensate) - He had to make amends for his bad behavior.
220. Make head or tail of (to understand) - The doctor could not make head or tail of his illness.