Frontrunner = In an election, the candidate who is in the lead
Mr. Gindrichi is now the frontrunner for the G.O.P.
Put away = To return something to the original place
When my kids were younger, they never put away their toys.
To tear up = To cry
A recent sad video on yahoo made many people tear up.
Sky-high = Very, very high
Many young girls are now wearing sky-high heels.
Input = One's opinion
Before we decide anything, we ask for everyone's input.
Pocket money = Money that most people carry to pay for everyday expenses and to buy special items
In recent days, I have many more things to spend my pocket money on.
To feel fresh = To feel clean and healthy
After a shower in the morning, I feel fresh.
Tough break = Bad luck
I wanted to see a movie, so I went to the theater but it was soled out, tough break.
Butterfingers = To drop things easily
As I have butterfingers, I often drop and break cups and dishes.
Small change = Usually coins used to pay train fare or small purchases
I usually carry enough small change to pick-up a pack of gum or to buy a soft drink.