Someone with very good vision.
All the students knew the teacher had eagle eyes, so they didn't dare cheat during the test!
Earn one's keep:
To make enough money to support yourself.
She earns her keep by teaching private English lessons.
Ease off on:
To stop putting pressure on someone.
Ease off on him! It's his first day.
Easier said than done:
When it's easier to talk about something than to do it.
I see that we've got a plan, but haven't started the project yet. It's easier said than done I think.
Encourage someone (often to do something bad).
If you keep egging him on, he's gonna jump!
Elephant in the room:
Something obvious that no one wants to talk about.
Hey guys. Elephant in the room--I'm pregnant and haven't told you because I didn't want you to fuss over me or treat me differently.
Killing a certain ethnic or religious group.
Ethnic cleansing is probably the worst evil humanity has created.
Everything but the Kitchen Sink:
Almost everything is included.
The nachos were called, “Everything but the Kitchen Sink.” They had cheese, black olives, green peppers, jalapeno peppers, tomatoes, onions and salsa.
Excuse / Pardon my French:
Before someone cusses (curses) they say this.
Pardon my French, but I’m tired of this ****
Exception to the rule:
Something to which the rules don't apply.
Most people are boring, but I'm an exception to the rule!