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Idioms 18

put (something) behind one

Meaning: Fig. to try to forget about something

Usage: I look forward to putting all my problems behind me.

in the vicinity of (something)

Meaning: approximately a certain amount

Usage: The price for a house here is in the vicinity of $150,000.

follow in someone’s footsteps and follow in someone’s tracks

Meaning: to follow someone’s example; to assume someone else’s role or occupation.

Usage: She followed in her father’s footsteps and went into medicine.

a golden boy/girl

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