1. No Ifs, Ands, or Buts Meaning: Finishing a task without making any excuses.

  2. Drawing a Blank Meaning: Failing to recall a memory. Unable to remember something.

  3. Put a Sock In It Meaning: Asking someone to be quiet or to shut up.

  4. Hard Pill to Swallow Meaning: Something that’s difficult to accept.

  5. Wake Up Call Meaning: An occurance of sorts that brings a problem to somebody’s attention and they realize it needs fixing.