Water off a duck’s back!
This expression refers to a potentially harmful remark or situation that has no apparent effect on the person involved! Water has no effect on a duck (they actually like it)!
“I’ve told him he’s making a mistake, but he never listens. It’s like water off a ducks back”
“The comment was like water off a ducks back to Jim, but really upset his friends”
Expressions are a fun thing to learn and really useful part of English! Why don’t you try to incorporate some expressions into your daily English?
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