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Idiom #4

 
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Idiom #4
by Lai, Andrea - Friday, 16 March 2018, 1:35 PM
 

When we are already in a bad situation and it gets worse, the feeling is similar to someone who adds insult to injury, by yelling at someone when they're already injured.


For example, let's say you slept really late because you were studying for a test.

Then, in the morning, as if life added insult to injury, you weren't able to buy breakfast at the cafeteria because you slept in, so you were hungry all morning.

Grammar check: If you're using this idiom, make sure you're using the right form of the verb add!