One’s oldman - one’s father: His old man's letting him have the car for the prom.
Give one the creeps - make one feel uneasy or scared: I don’t like cementeries at night. They give me the creeps.
Put one’s foot down - say ‘no’ to something.
Mind one’s P’s and Q’s - be on your best behavior.
Have a word with someone - talk to someone: My boss wants to have a word with me.
Not trust someone any further then one can throw them - not trust someone at all
Slip one’s mind - to forget: Sorry I forgot your bday. It slipped my mind.
Bum something off of someone - ask someone for something: That guy wanted to bum a cigarette off of me, but I told him I don’t smoke.
A lift to somewhere - a ride to somewhere: Do you need a lift to school today?
Be pulling for someone - cheering for someone: I’ll be pulling for them in the playoffs.
Take the heat for something - take the blame (culpa) for something.
In a nutshell - to say something simply/directly:In a nutshell thys said it was too expensive.
Get nailed doing something - get caught doing something: The thief got nailed.
Take a (nasty) spill - fall down: My friend took a nasty spill down the stairs.