To cut to the chase means to get to the point.
Let’s cut to the chase.
To take a dim view of something: to disapprove of somebody/something; to not have a good opinion of somebody/something
eg. She took a dim view of my suggestion.
take a dim view of something 的意思就是
To take somebody under your wing means to take care of and help somebody who has less experience of something than you.
eg. Kobe is willing to take Nick Young under his wing.
Have (got) somebody’s back to protect and support somebody
eg. Don’t worry, I’ve got your back.
have (got) somebody’s back 就是保护，支持某人的意思。
BRAIN DRAIN: departure of well-educated people from a given area.
eg. The country suffered from a continual brain drain because of bad economy.
A LATE BLOOMER is someone whose talents emerge relatively late in life.
eg. She was a late bloomer.
To PUNCH ABOVE ONE’S WEIGHT is to do better than expected based on one’s condition or ability. to be or try to be more successful than others in doing something that normally requires more skill, experience, money, etc. than you have.
eg. This p[……]
a nail in somebody’s/something’s coffin: something that makes the end or failure of an organization, somebody’s plans, etc. more likely to happen. Often used with “for” or “of”.
eg. This latest defeat is another nail in the government’s coffin.[……]