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a bundle
a lot of money

a drop in the ocean

a little bird told me
I'm not saying who told me

all ears
really want to hear

all thumbs

at the eleventh hour
almost too late

barking up the wrong tree
wrongly believe something

be in stitches
to laugh uncontrollably

beat about the bush
avoid answering

bite off more than you can chew
start something you cannot finish

blow your top
be very angry

burn the midnight oil
work very late

bury the hatchet
be friends after an argument

call a spade a spade
speak plainly and truthfully

can't make head nor tail of
can't understand

catch someone's eye
attract someone's attention

a coward

crocodile tears
false tears

cross your mind
think of

dark horse
surprise achiever