1.If there was one thing Mrs. Huber was known for, it was her ability to look on the bright side.
Look on the bright side – consider the positive aspects of a negative situation
I’m sorry your got in a car accident. Look on the bright side, at least no one got hurt and your insurance will cover everything.
2.Other phrases that use SIDE.
He’s gone to the dark side
A walk on the wild side
On the flip side
Other side of the coin/there are two sides to every coin
The grass is always greener on the other side
3.Of course, she didn’t cook much as she was moving up the corporate ladder.
Corporate ladder – hierarchy at work
How to move up the corporate ladder
(1)Be a leader
(3)Be willing to work hard
(4)Do not scheme
4.Let’s get this over with.
Get this over with – complete something unpleasant/difficult
God I really hate visiting my in-laws. Let’s just get this over with.
Physics homework is the hardest. Let’s get it over with first.
5.Gabrielle Solis, who lives down the block, brought a spicy paella.
6.Susan Meyer, who lives across the street, brought macaroni and cheese.
Mac & cheese is an American comfort food.