I have been racking my brains all day trying to remember where I put my keys.
It rained cats and dogs all day yesterday.
We received two rain checks to the baseball game after it was cancelled because of the rain.
I didn`t have time to go to the restaurant with my friend so I took a rain check instead.
The woman at the restaurant raised a fuss when her meal arrived late.
Nobody likes him because he will never raise a hand to help his friends.
They began to raise Cain at the dance and were asked to leave.
It really raised eyebrows when she appeared at the party unannounced.
His new pizza franchise has been raking in the money since it first opened.
His boss raked him over the coals when he heard about the lost sales report.
She always tries to ram her ideas down our throats which makes us very angry.
His friend ratted out on him when he refused to support him in his fight with the neighborhood bully.
He likes working for a major corporation although sometimes he finds it too much of a rat race.
he got a raw deal when he was forced to resign from his company.
I know that he didn`t say it but I can read between the lines so I know what he means.
The teacher read the riot act to her students when they began to misbehave in class.
That new camera is the real McCoy and will let you do everything that you want.
The issue of the pay cut is a red herring and is not related to the main issues.
Saturday was a red letter day when we finally won the championship.
There was much red tape when we went to city hall to get a business license.
The former Prime Minister was a regular guy and was well liked by most people.
He is always willing to work hard and is not the type of person to rest on his laurels.
Without rhyme or reason he suddenly decided to quit his job.
The new supervisor plans to ride herd on the people who work for him.
We were able to easily ride out the storm at the small restaurant.
The new government has been riding high in the polls for several months now.
I forgot to bring the book today but I will go home and get it right away.
I told him right off the bat that we didn`t need a new computer for the office.
He called out "right on" every time that the politician promised a new program to help unemployed people.
He told the new supervisor right out that he did not like him.
I found the calculator right under my nose after searching for it for an hour.
The name doesn`t ring a bell. I`m sure I have never heard of him.
I went to the cash register to have them ring up the things that I had bought.
You should ring up the police if you see anybody strange around your house.
I was ripped off by the mechanics at that gas station.
My father becomes very angry at the road hogs when he is driving.
When the government began to take money from education to pay for the medical system it was like robbing Peter to pay Paul.
Everyone said that my friend was robbing the cradle when he married the young woman at his company.
He is a very quiet worker and never likes to rock the boat at work.
Every time that his birthday rolls around he has a big party.
The money has been rolling in since they started the new franchise.
He is a rolling stone and I never know where to find him.
They rolled out the red carpet when the President of France came for a visit.
Whenever I visit my aunt in New York City she rolls out the red carpet for me.
Everyone in our club rolled up their sleeves to help prepare for the party.
I didn`t want to help with the dinner but I was roped into doing it by my best friend.
The boat is rough and ready so let`s take it for a ride.
It was a rough and tumble meeting that we attended at the city planning office last night.
He made a rough guess as to how many people would come to the party.
The three men roughed up the bartender at the hotel and were arrested by the police.
We sent a round robin letter to the librarian to ask for better opening hours for the library.
We had a round robin panel discussion on what we could do to help save the environment.
The round robin tournament was held in order to choose the championship team for the city.
We rounded up enough people to play a game of soccer last night.
At the party we were able to rub elbows with many important people.
She rubbed off the writing on the whiteboard.
Her bad habit of talking all the time has rubbed off on her husband as well.
The government troops rubbed out the whole village.
Her lack of politeness always rubs me the wrong way.
I know that she made a mistake but you shouldn`t rub it in.
They still haven`t ruled out using him on the team for the tournament.
She seems rather quiet but she really rules the roost in their family.
You are running a great risk if you drive with him after he has been drinking.
We ran around all day and now we are very tired.
I have been running around all day but I can`t seem to get anything done.
Someone ran away with the dictionary so now we don`t have one.
Their imagination ran away with them when they went to the circus. They decided that they actually wanted to join the circus.
Our hometown team ran away with the football championship.
My dog was run down by a car last week.
She is always running down her friends. That is why nobody likes her.
She has become run down since she started working at night.
As soon as it started raining we ran for it and tried to get to the shelter.
I ran in to see my sister at her office before I left for the weekend.
The police ran the three boys in for questioning about the robbery.
Being a left-handed golfer and baseball hitter runs in our family.
If you decide to stay in nice hotels during your holiday it will run into a lot of money.
During the hot weather the red paint on the roof ran into the white paint.
He ran into trouble when he tried to cross the border with no visa.
His car ran into the other car on the highway.
I ran into him when I was at the supermarket.
He ran his car into the ground before he had to buy another one.
We ran off hundreds of copies of the poster for the festival.
My sister ran off with her boyfriend and got married when she was quite young.
The restaurant was in a run-of-the-mill building but it was superb.
The car ran out of gas in the middle of the countryside.
The drug dealers were run out of town by the police.
The water in the bathtub ran over the edge and got everything in the room wet.
We can run over this material tomorrow before the meeting.
We ran over a small rabbit on the way to the meeting.
She has been run ragged by her three children.
The senator has been running scared in his attempt to win re-election.
We ran short of money during our trip to Europe.
He had to run the gauntlet of many interviews before he got the job.
We ran through a lot of money when we were looking for a new apartment.
I usually try to run through my speech a couple of times before I have to give it.
He ran up a large bill at the department store before he left for home.
We ran up the flag early this morning before the parade started.
They ran up against many problems when they were building the freeway.
The crowd ran wild after the soccer game.
The men in the movie played Russian roulette until one of them finally died.
Putting the load of plutonium on the old ship was like playing a game of Russian roulette.
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