Sunscreen, also known as sunblock, sun cream or suntan lotion is a spray, gel or any other product used on the skin that absorbs or reflects ultraviolet rays, also known as UV rays. Sunscreen helps protect the skin against sunburn.
No sunscreen is waterproof or sweatproof. In America, the Food and Drug Administration requires sunscreens to be labeled as water-resistant and must specify whether they protect the skin for 40 or 80 minutes of swimming or sweating.
Hello and welcome to episode 157…of… An Idiom a Day
I’m Gina Johnson and the idiom of the day …is… save your own skin
Happiness comes in waves.
save your own skin … to protect yourself from trouble, danger or difficulties, without worrying about other people…to save yourself
She only cares about protecting herself from trouble.
Here is the same sentence using the idiom… save your own skin
She only cares about saving her own skin.
Here are a few more sentences using the idiom … save your own skin
He saved his own skin by telling the police about the robbery.
Our boss isn’t trying to help us keep our jobs. He is trying to save his own skin.
Thanks for trying to help, but you need to save your own skin.
CAN I ASK YOU A QUESTION?
Do you like to sunbathe? Or do you stay out of the sun?
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informal | used in relaxed situations with family, friends, or people you know
save your own neck
During the financial crisis, Wallstreet tried to save its own neck.