I am trying to nail down the exact time that he will be able to meet with us.
His name is mud now that he has been charged by the police with stealing money from his company.
The name of the game is for the salesmen to sell cars and not to worry about other things.
He was named after his mother`s grandfather.
He had a narrow escape when he almost fell from his bicycle.
The two teams were neck and neck in the race to win the national championship.
He has never been down to my neck of the woods since he was a child.
Looking for the lost receipt among the thousands of other receipts is like looking for a needle in a haystack.
What you are saying is neither here nor there. We are talking about our plans to move this year - not 5 years in the future.
He is a nervous Nellie and is afraid of most of the other students in the school.
He has a nice nest egg in the bank so he will have no financial problems if he leaves his company.
If you don`t have time to pick up my laundry, never mind I will get it tomorrow.
She a great employee and helped us to inject new blood into our organization.
We discovered the truth to the expression "a new broom sweeps clean" when our new boss changed everything in our organization.
He was given a new deal by the team although the previous year he was not very good.
He is a new person now that he has quit smoking and quit drinking.
He was able to board the airplane just in the nick of time.
They were going along nip and tuck but he finally won the race in the end.
They found out about the computer problem but were able to nip the problem in the bud.
It is no bed of roses to have no job and a large family to support.
It looks like nobody`s home, I thought as I tried to have a conversation with the strange man.
She is nobody`s fool. You will not have to worry about her at all when she goes to New York.
I almost got the job but in the end it was no cigar.
It was no deal I realized as I left the meeting and the other members had all said no to my plan.
No dice. I will never lend you that much money.
No doubt he will be the one to win the contest again this year.
The little girl cried no end when she couldn`t find her favorite doll.
He had no end of problems when he lived overseas for a year.
It`s no go for our plan to have three games this weekend. We can only have two of them.
The hotel was no great shakes and I wouldn`t recommend that you stay there if you go to Hawaii.
There is no love lost between my father and our next door neighbor.
No matter how hard that I try my tutor is never satisfied.
It was no picnic trying to drive to the lake during the storm.
The secretary was nosing around in her boss's desk trying to discover what was going on.
The pilot began to nose down the plane as it neared the airport.
He always has his nose in other people`s private business where it doesn`t belong.
There were several no-shows at the concert last night.
The work was no sweat. I finished it in about two hours.
No sweat. I will help you all day tomorrow if you need me.
The company doesn`t have a leg to stand on if they try to refuse to pay you the money that they owe you.
I wouldn`t go out on a date with that woman for the world.
I hate her and would never even give her the time of day.
Nothing doing. I am not going to stay and work late again this evening.
He is nothing if not punctual. He has never been late in his seven years with this company.
It`s not much of a hotel but I guess it will be okay for one night.
"May I borrow your car"? "Not on your life".
I have been feeling not so hot lately as I had a cold last week.
His new salary is nothing to sneeze at.
That class may be alright but because I hate the professor I wouldn`t touch it with a ten-foot pole.
No wonder he is so tired after staying up all night.
He likes to go to that restaurant now and then.
He is always looking out for number one and will never do anything for anyone else.
My old girlfriend is still nursing a grudge toward me even after three years.
He has been nuts about cars ever since he was a little boy.
The woman who lives next door to us is as nutty as a fruitcake.
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