Be in the same boat (as someone): be in the same situation, with the same problem(s)
John: Man, this is terrible! I cannot work with while I’m sweating like this.
Sam: The A/C has been broken since Wednesday, everyone is feeling the same thing.
John: Glad to hear that it just isn’t me. We’re all in the same boat then.
Dream of (doing) something: think about something that you wish for the future
Noriko: What do you dream of doing?
Sam: I want to be a professional boxer. Fighting is a big part of my life and I would love to do that for the rest of my life. Or, at least until I become old.
Look for someone or something: try to find someone or something
Tim: What are you doing?
Sam: I’m looking for my glasses. Have you seen them?
Get rid of something: remove; throw something away
Noriko: Can you get rid of this food? It’s rotten.
Tim: Sure, I’ll handle it.
Hand something out: distribute something
Student: When are you going to hand out the study guides?
Teacher: The end of this week. Until then, let’s focus on the next chapter.
Tie the knot: marry (someone)
Noriko: You’re getting married soon?
Kate: Yes, I’m tying the knot next month.
Ask for trouble: do something that will cause problems later
Rick: Have you talked to the manager about the problems in the report?
Ron: That’s asking for trouble, you know. It’s better to wait until it’s fully edited.
Show up at (a place): arrive (somewhere); appear
Hank: What happened yesterday?
Sam: The police showed up at my job. They were looking for a criminal in the area.
Hank: Did they catch him?
Sam: Not sure. They didn’t ask me any questions.
Live through something: survive something
Rick: How is your mother?
Sam: She’s doing better now. She battled cancer for quite some time now, but she lived through the treatment.
Rick: She’s quite strong.
Burn something down: destroy something by fire
Will: What happened to the restaurant?
Tim: It burned down last night.