This expression alludes to turning the page of a book to a new page.
This expression comes from the Bible (Daniel 5:5-31), in which the prophet interprets some mysterious writing that a disembodied hand has inscribed on the palace wall, telling King Belshazzar that he will be overthrown b) Use any five of the following idioms in your own sentences to illustrate their meaning: 1- To sow one's wild oats Behave foolishly, immoderately or promiscuously when young Brad has spent the last couple of years sowing his wild oats, but now he seems ready to settle down.
This term originally was and still is applied to unfair conduct in a sport or game and was being used figuratively by the late 1500s.
Shakespeare used it in The Tempest (1:2): "What foul play had we that we came from thence?
4- Beat out Knock into shape by beating She managed to beat out all the dents in the fender. 1600] Surpass or defeat someone, be chosen over someone He got to the head of the line, beating out all the others.
Beat out of Cheat someone of something He was always trying to beat the conductor out of the full train fare.