Idiom:(to) drop a hint Example 1: Rudolph: Hey Dasher, what kind of gift are you getting for your girlfriend this holiday season? Dasher: Wait. You’ll find out after the holiday season. Rudolph: Oh, come on, drop me a hint! It’s not my gift. Dasher: No
Idiom: To bring sand to the beach Sandra and Jane are discussing a friend’s up-coming birthday… Sandra: I don’t know what to get Julia – and her birthday party is this weekend! Jane: I know she likes bracelets. She certainly has a lot of them.