[5.3] Idiomatic Expressions

3 strikes and you’re out; 2 strikes against her
careful; she’s very prickly today
clean up your room / chain up the dog / patch up the fence / mess up the assignment
come to know my neighbor
first off, I’d like to talk about…
he zeroed in on the one mistake we made
Hey kids, knock that off!
if you make too much noise, our dog flips out / freaks out
I’m totally stressed out today
right from the get-go, he was…
run an ad / a program / an identity check
that’s not going to cut it
the dog took out the fence in no time
turn against / on me