Mind blowing = Unbelievable
The fact that my daughter became a professional ballerina is mind blowing to me.
To shun = To avoid, to keep clear of
In order to stay on my diet, I shun sweets.
To be locked in = To focus
When I am in my car, I am locked in on my driving.
Up-to-date = The latest
We bought some new computers and now our system is up-to-date.
To throw away = To discard
Your suit is old. Please throw it away.
Powder puff = Someone who is not strong
If you don't train, you will become a powder puff.
Thunder and lightning = An electric storm
A thunder and lightning storm is dangerous. Everyone should stay inside.
Quarrel = To argue verbally
My secretary and I often quarrel over small things.
To stay up late = Not to go to bed early
If I stay up late at night, I'm sleepy the next day.
English-speaking = A place or a country where English is spoken
There are several English-speaking countries in Asia. Singapore is one of them.