Teacher Tatjana

play by ear

-biti fleksibilan, improvizirati A: Are we meeting at noon tomorrow?”  B: Around then. I have to run some errands in the morning, so let’s play it by ear.

get your fingers burnt

-have something go wrong; to suffer unpleasant results of an action, especially loss of money, so you do not want to do the same thing again She’d invested extensively in stocks and got her fingers burned when the market collapsed.