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American English Idioms

Double Edge Sword

Double Edge Sword - something or a situation that is both good & bad

  • This house is a double edge sword. This house is a beautiful house, but very expensive.
  • Living in New York City is great, but crowed. Living in New York City is definitely a double edge sword.
  • Many people think traveling the world is a great job, but it is really a double edge sword. Traveling all the time is very hard.
  • I love learning in University outside the city. The problem is a double edge sword, because it is so far from everything.
  • Do you think that life can be a double edge sword?

Can Not Make Heads Or Tails

Can Not Stand It

Carry On

Cash Cow

Cat Nap

Catch On

Chew Out

Chicken Out

Chil Out

Clam Up

Coffee Break

Cold Feet

Cool As A Cucumber


Cost An Arm & A Leg

Couch Potato

Crack Up

Cry Over Spilt Milk

Cup Of Joe

Cut Corners

Dead Tired

Dead Wood

Dirt Cheap

Doggie Bag

Do Not Bug Me

Do Not Judge A Book By It's Cover

Double Edge Sword

Double Standard

Drag Me Down

Drive Crazy

Drive Someone Up a Wall

Drop The Ball

Drown Out

Dry Run

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