According to a Christian legend, there was a priest, who conducted marriages that were against the orders of the Roman emperor. As a consequence he was executed. However, before that he’d fallen in love a woman whom he’d cured from blindness. The last contact he’d ever made with her was a love letter signed ‘ From your Valentine’. This message …
-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.
-odluka donesena na razumu I could save that man’s life with a simple marrow donation, it was a brainer.
-take action which you cannot reverse Even though you’re quitting your job tomorrow, try not to burn your bridges. You never know when you’ll need help in the future.
-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.
-work late into the night Denise has been burning the midnight oil trying to finish this report, so she must be exhausted.
-have money that you want to spend Don’t wait until the money’s burning a hole in your pocket, plan ahead.
-doći do kraja, iscrpiti sve opcije Simon just knew when he had maxed out. Something in his body told him to stop.