American Idioms Video
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Never put off till tomorrow what you can do today!
A poker face is a person who never shows his emotions — человек с каменным лицом
Bob is such a poker face! He never gives away his emotions. Nobody knows what he is thinking about.
Another one bites the dust — быть убитым, умереть, выйти из строя (ср. — сдохнуть)
— This old phone of mine will not turn on anymore. I think it's time to throw it out. Another cell phone bites the dust.
— I had to replace mine last month. My phone was just a year old when it bit the dust. I think I dropped it too many times!
Have you got things which bit the dust? I have a clock in my classroom that bit the dust two months ago and nobody can fix it.
to bite — bit — bitten (кусать: The fish won't bite! — Рыба не клюет!)
to go back to square one — вернуться в исходное положение, начать делать что-либо заново
— I'm not having a good day.
— I'm sorry to hear that. What happened?
— My boss didn't like my videoproject. She told me to redo it. So, now I have to go back to square one.
Sometimes I make my students go back to square one if I don't like their essays.