المصطلح الترجمة الشرح مثال
a beached whale حوت على شاطئ البحر تعبير يقصد به الإساءة لشخص ضخم أو بدين للغاية  I really need to start exercising again. I've turned into a beached whale!
a beating الضرب الهجوم البدني على ضربات قاسية أو متكررة.  The captain of the football team swore he'll give me a beating if he catches me talking to his girlfriend again.
a bed of roses سرير من الورود
حالة سهلة ومريحة.
After John complained about his long, tiring day at work, his father turned to him and said, "You didn't think your new job in construction was going to be a bed of roses, did you?"
a bee in (one's) bonnet نحلة فى قبعة أحدهم
هاجس ، غالباً ما يكون شيئاً غريباً أو مصدراً للتحريض.
 Ever since the blizzard last year, dad has had a bee in his bonnet about moving to a warmer climate.
a better mousetrap مصيدة فئران أفضل
نسخة محسنة من مقالة معروفة.
 ‘If a man write a better book, preach a better sermon, or make a better mousetrap than his neighbour, tho' he build his house in the woods, the world will make a beaten path to his door’.
a big ask سؤال كبير طلب غير مريح. I know it's a big ask, but could I borrow your car for a week?
a big cheese جبنة كبيرة شخص مهم أو ناجح أو مؤثر. Jacob thinks he's a big cheese now that he's been promoted to assistant manager.
a big deal صفقة كبرى
شيء ما يعتبر مهمًا أو ذو عواقب
Being the first in her family to graduate college was a big deal to Katie. I'm kind of a big deal here, but I'll just be the new kid when I switch schools.
a big fish سمكة كبيرة
شخص مهم أو ناجح أو مؤثر.
Meeting a big fish like the company's CEO can be quite an intimidating experience for an intern.
a big fish in a small pond سمكة كبيرة في بركة صغيرة حالة يكون فيها شخص واحد أكثر قوة أو نفوذ أو معرفة أو خبرة أكثر من الآخرين داخل مجموعة صغيرة.  Since she was so popular and well-known within the walls of her small high school, Jennifer was used to being a big fish in a small pond.