|The Grim Reaper
||an executioner; a person who decides your fate, position, grades, etc.
||Old Mason was The Grim Reaper. He showed no mercy when he failed students.
|The Group of Five/The Regina Five
||artists K. Lockhead, A. McKay, D. Morton, T. Godwin, R. Bloore
||The Group of Five are famous for their bold, abstract paintings.
|The Group of Seven
||Canadian painters who formed a group in 1917
||Do you know the names of the artists in The Group of Seven?
|the handwriting is on the wall
||the message is clear, the conclusion is obvious
||I tell my students the handwriting is on the wall: learn how to learn.
|the hard way
||the difficult method, the rocky road
||If we plan, we can avoid doing our work the hard way.
|the heat is on
||there is pressure to win, we must succeed
||When you compete for a career position, the heat is on.
|the hell you say
||I do not believe it, get out, go on
||Harper won the election? The hell you say!
||a few special people, a clique
||Cleo's part of the in-crowd - the girls who play on the basketball team.
|the in's and out's
||knowledge and experience, knowing the ropes
||He knows the in's and out's of the car business. He's experienced.
|the inside story
||the personal story, the story that is not published
||Greg knows the inside story on the Lawson murders. He's married to Marcia Lawson.