In someone's hair. = To be bothersome or in the way.
It was a rainy day today and the children were home and in my hair all day.
Flabbergasted. = To be stunned or confounded.
When team U.S.A. lost to Mexico in the W.B.C. I was flabbergasted and I still am.
Rapport. = Relation, connection.
My boss and I have been working together for a long time. I like him and understand him and he likes me and understands me. Our rapport is very good.
Neck of the woods. = Area or a place where someone is living.
The next time that you are in my neck of the woods, please drop in.
To get under way. = To start something.
In April a number of new projects get under way in Japan.
Feisty. = Very energetic, expending a great deal of enthusiasm.
The lawyer's defense of his client was feisty and direct.
To overwhelm. = To overpower, to crush.
The station master was overwhelmed by the number of rush hour commuters and he has to ask for assistance.
Well-heeled. = Someone who is wealthy.
The restaurant is so exclusive and expensive that only the well-heeled people can afford to go there.
To come up with. = To think up, to find out.
見つける。/ 出す（ 案、答などを ）。
President Bush has to come up with an idea to solve the energy crisis.
The skinny. = The real story, the truth or the facts about something.
The skinny on staying thin is exercising and proper diet.