Idiom Academy | Curiosity killed the cat, Call it a day, Break the bank

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In this episode of The A to Z English Podcast, Xochitl and Jack explain the meanings of the following idioms: ‘

Idiom Academy:

Curiosity killed the cat: A warning that excessive curiosity or prying into others’ affairs can lead to trouble or harm.

Example: I wouldn’t ask too many questions about their relationship; you know what they say, curiosity killed the cat.

Call it a day: To decide to stop working on something; to conclude an activity.

Example: We’ve been working on this project for hours without much progress. Let’s call it a day and start fresh tomorrow.

Break the bank: To spend a large amount of money, usually more than one can afford.

Example: I’d love to go on a luxurious vacation, but I don’t want to break the bank.

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