➤He's always trying to curry favour with the boss.
➤Their house is always in apple-pie order.
➤As children we were always being promised jam tomorrow, if only we would be patient.
➤She walked in as cool as a cucumber, as if nothing had happened.
➤My brother and I are like chalk and cheese.
➤The twins are like two peas in a pod.
➤It looked like the project was going to be approved, but the bean counters said it wasn't cost-effective.
➤I can't sit around all day - someone's got to bring home the bacon.
➤He sat for a moment chewing the cud before he spoke.
After boasting that his company could outperform the industry's best, he's been forced to eat humble pie.
I don't think it's such a great job - and that's not just sour grapes because I didn't get it.
So who spilled the beans about her affair with David?