Useful Idioms – part 15

Have it out with someone = to talk to someone about something they have done that makes you angry , in order to try to solve the problem.

  • He decided to have it out with her about the troubles caused by her pet dog.
  • We wanted to have it out with the domestic help as she had been late for work everyday.

A small fortune = a large amount of money.

  • That dusty old painting on the wall could be worth a small fortune.
  • You will have to spend a small fortune in legal fees if you sue for compensation.

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