Idiom - a group of words whose meaning cannot be predicted from the meanings of the constituen words, as for example (It was raining) cats and dogs.Learn English idioms to speak more confidently and understand real English conversations.
have nothing/anything to do with
1. to prefer not to associate or be associated with someone or something.
I don't like Mike so I won't have anything to do with the books he writes.
2. to not involve someone or something
Bob will have nothing to do with Mary since she quit her job.
in the picture
Please, keep me fully in the picture.
2. aware of what is going on
John found out about the plan. He's in the picture, so take care.
1. to decline a serving of food or drink
Waiter: Would you care for dessert?
Bob: Nothing for me, thanks.
2. do not want any of what was offered
Bob: We have beer and wine. Which would you like?
Mary: Nothing for me, thanks.
1. to change from being acceptable to being unacceptable
I thought the jokes crossed the line and were basically embarrassing.
2. to do something wrong
If you steal someone's idea, you have absolutely crossed the line.
You can't judge a book by its cover.
1. something that you say which means you cannot judge the quality or character of
someone or something just by looking at them
She doesn't look very intelligent, but you can't judge a book by its cover.
an arm and a leg
1. a lot of money
Everything the restaurant offers tastes good, and it doesn't cost an arm and a leg.
Usage notes: usually used with the verbs cost, pay, and charge