Are you with me?: understand or agree with me.
e.g. I've been explaining this for an hour. Are you with me?
Bang out: reveal
e.g. If you go into politics, you must be prepared to let all your secrets bang out.
Deliver the goods: do what is expected or required.
e.g. The new employee seems to deliver the goods -- very hard working and conscientious.
e.g. What do you take me for? A fool half-baked!
Not worth powder and shot: not worth the effort.
e.g. If I were you, I would just give it up; it's not worth powder and shot.
Cry blue murder: make a great fuss.
e.g. Just ignore him: he's crying blue murder over everything.
Beat hollow: be superior to.
e.g. She is bossy, beating everyone hollow.
Jump down one's throat: criticize or scold severely.
e.g. The boss jumped down my throat for not completing the project on time.
Back to square one: back to where one started.
e.g. We're back to square one: no deal.
e.g. You jumped on him every time he opened his mouth.
Darned sight more: a lot more.
e.g. "Do you think he should put more effort on this?" "A darned sight more!"
Dead to the world
e.g. When I paid him a visit, he was dead to the world; I didn’t have a chance to speak to him.
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