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American English Idioms: Piece of Cake

When something is really easy to do, it’s “a piece of cake.”

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American English Idioms: A Heart of Gold

You have a heart of gold when you’re kind and caring.

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American English Idioms: No Pain, No Gain

Whether you’re exercising to look fit, or you’re studying English, the more hard work you put in, the better the results.

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American English Idioms: Cash Cow

A product or service that makes a lot of money for a business is called a “cash cow.”

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American English Idioms: An Arm and a Leg

Another way to say something is expensive, is to say it costs “an arm and a leg.”

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American English Idioms: Dime a Dozen

Another way of saying that something isn’t unique or valuable, is to say it’s “dime a dozen”.

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American English Idioms: 24-7

Another way of saying “all the time” or “day in and day out”, is to simply say 24-7. Watch this video to understand this American idiom better:

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