Explain the following phrases

a. Sure as eggs

b. Spinning yarns

c. Turned to dust

a. When a person is absolutely sure about something

“The man will not bet unless he is as sure as eggs.”

b. To narrate a long and wonderful story

“Mother always spun yarns while putting the baby to sleep at night.”

c. Ruined, finished completely

“The man was so ill fated every thing he touched turned to dust.”

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