American Idioms and Expressions

Calculated Risk Idiom

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calculated risk
What does calculated risk mean?
an action that may fail but has a good chance to succeedThe company took a calculated risk when they opened a new store in a very quiet area.
calculated risk
What does calculated risk mean?
an action that may fail but has a good chance to succeed The company took a calculated risk when they opened a new store in a very quiet area.

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to hand out (something)
What does "to hand out (something)" mean?
to give something of the same kind to several peopleThe teacher decided not to hand out the tests until everybody in the class stopped talking.
Tomorrow's another day
What does "Tomorrow's another day" mean?
This means that things might turn out better or that there might be another opportunity in the future.
Polish the apples
What does "Polish the apples" mean?
Someone who polishes the apples with someone, tries to get into that person's favor.
hit the bottle
What does "hit the bottle" mean?
drink too much alcoholShe started to hit the bottle soon after her divorce.
have a sweet tooth
What does "have a sweet tooth" mean?
to have a desire to eat sweet foodsI have a sweet tooth and I love chocolate bars.

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