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poisoned chalice; something that harms the person it is given to although it seemed very good when they first got it
Hobson's choice; a situation in which it seems that you can choose between different things or actions, but there is really only one thing that you can take or do. It's Hobson's choice, because if I don't agree to do what they want, I'll lose my job.
To have ants in ones pants; to be restless
To up the ante; to increase the risk or cost of something.
in snatches: not continuously, sporadically .
on pins and needles; worried or excited about something
at your fingertips; easily available ;if you have information at your fingertips, you are able to get it very easily
Go the whole hog; to do something completely " since there were cracks in almost all the teacups, Idecided to go the whole hog and buy a new set"
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