||light a cigarette, begin to smoke
||As Ken left the school, he lit up. It was okay to smoke outside.
||relax, do not be so serious
||Lighten up, Charles. Try to see the humor in life.
||His lighthearted approach to life is popular with students.
||very quick, super fast, faster than a speeding bullet,
||The black mamba is lightning fast - one of the fastest - and
is the most deadly of African snakes.
|lights are on but...
||(See the lights are on but nobody's home)
|like a bat out of hell
||very fast, go like stink
||When Harriet is late for work, she drives like a bat out of hell.
|like a bolt from the blue
||like a sign from heaven, like a flash of light
||Like a bolt from the blue, I got the idea to shave my head.
|like a broken record
||repeating the same sound, saying it over and over again
||From morning till night I hear that complaint - like a broken record!
|like a chicken on a June bug
||very quickly, in a flash, before you can say Jack Robinson
||If you leave a chocolate bar on the table, Kathie will be on it - like a
chicken on a June bug!
|like a dirty shirt
||always there - like shirts that need to be washed
||If you have a garage sale, Jim will be there like a dirty shirt.