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Of of pertaining to any method of human communication, either spoken or written, consisting of the use of words in a structured and conventional way, whether united in a system specific to a country or region.

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pour oil on troubled waters

Language; Idioms

If someone pours oil on troubled waters, they try to calm things down.

matter of life and death

Language; Idioms

If something is a matter of life and death, it is extremely important.

at arm's length

Language; Idioms

If something is at arm's length, it is a safe distance waway from you.

up to snuff

Language; Idioms

If something isn’t up to snuff, it doesn’t meet the standard expected.

patience of Job

Language; Idioms

If something requires the patience of Job, it requires great patience.

sell your soul

Language; Idioms

If someone sells their soul, their betray the most precious beliefs.

a steal

Language; Idioms

If something is a steal, it costs much less than it is really worth.