|save your skin/neck
||save you from risk, dismissal or death
||The dog saved your neck. His barking helped us find you.
||sleep, fall asleep, sleep like a log, sound asleep
||When we got home, you were sawing logs. You were asleep.
||tie game, even score
||The game ended in a saw-off: Leafs 3, Flames 3.
|saw off a chunk [B]
||have sex, have intercourse
||I could hear the couple upstairs. They were sawing off a chunk.
||review a decision or failure too many times
||"Don't saw sawdust," said the old man. "Don't live in the past."
|say jump...how high
||(an idiom to show how one person controls another)
||Fritz is afraid of Olga. When she says jump, he says
|say my piece
||say what I think, say my two cents' worth
||When everyone else had spoken, I said my piece.
|say the word
||say yes or no, tell us when you want to begin
||We're waiting for you. Just say the word and we'll start working.
||what did you say? pardon me?
||Say what? Did you insult my pet pig?
|say what's on your mind
||say what you are thinking, speak your mind
||Now, Mother, say what's on your mind. Give us your opinion.