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smile broadly
burst into loud laughter
smile or look at in a scornful manner
thrust under water
move quickly to the side
evade one's duty
drop a brick
to reveal startling information.
browned off
Fed up, pissed off
make a clean breast of it
tell the truth about something, especially something bad or illegal that you have done, so that you do not have to feel guilty any more
butter up the boss
To praise or flatter someone in order to make him or her more receptive or willing
don´t hold your breath
Fig. Do not stop breathing waiting for something to happen that won't happen. (Meaning that it will take longer for it to happen than you can possibly hold your breath.)
a chip off the old block
if someone is a chip off the old block, they are very similar in character to one of their parents or to another older member of their family
gloss over
try to conceal or disguise (something unfavourable) by treating it briefly or representing it misleadingly.