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IDIOM: a yes-man
MEANING: a person who agrees with everything that is said; especially one who endorses or supports without criticism every opinion or proposal of an associate or superior
EXAMPLE: "The vice-president of this company is a just a yes-man. He has no opinions of his own."

IDIOM: You don't say!
MEANING: Is that really true?; Really?
EXAMPLE: "Did you know that Dean went into the army?"
                 "You don't say! When did that happen?"

IDIOM: You must be kidding! / You've got to be kidding!
MEANING: What you said is very surprising/hard to believe. You can't be serious!
EXAMPLE: "You must be kidding! You did NOT win the lottery!"

IDIOM: yucky
MEANING: terrible; distasteful; very unpleasant.
EXAMPLE: "I think chicken is yucky. I refuse to eat it."

IDIOM: yummy
MEANING: delicious; tasty
EXAMPLE: "The cake on the left is really yummy! You must try it."


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