|the eye of the storm
||the center of the storm, the middle of the storm
||The eye of the storm is directly over Lake Simcoe.
||fuck [B], friggin
||Mommy, Mommy! Charles said the F-word!
|the family jewels
||the male genitals (the source of future progeny)
||Sure I wear a jockstrap - to protect the family jewels!
|the fat hit the fire
||the trouble got worse, people began fighting
||Kate accused Maude of lying - that's when the fat hit the fire.
|the fickle finger of fate
||the chances in life, the way life changes unpredictably, that's life
||Our lives were saved because a dog barked. We were saved by the fickle finger of fate.
|the fifth column
||the column in a newspaper that tells about the media
||The fifth column often comments on the need for fair reporting.
|the first leg
||the first part (of a journey), a leg up
||The first leg will take us to Paris. Then we'll go on to Rome.
|the first pancake is always spoiled
||the first attempt or product is usually a failure
||When Mr. Putin heard about the problems in the Olympics under
the new president, he said, "The first pancake is always spoiled!"
|the full Monty
||fully nude, completely naked, stark naked, strip
||"Should I take off all my clothes?" "Yes, we want the full Monty!"
|the gift of the gab (the gift of gab)
||the ability to talk, a way with words
||Bev can speak to the parents. She has the gift of the gab.