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zero tolerance

Definition: No crime or law breaking big or small will be overlooked. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

be on cloud nine

Definition: feel extreme happiness or elation Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

be a chicken

Definition: be a coward. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

basket case

Definition: One made powerless or ineffective, as by nerves, panic, or stress. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

barking up the wrong tree

Definition: A mistake made in something you are trying to achieve. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

baptim of fire

Definition: said about a very difficult first experience someone undergoes. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

bank on

Definition: to expect something or rely on. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

banana repulic

Definition: A small country, especially one in Central America, that is dependent on a single export commodity (traditionally bananas) and that has …

ball-breaker

Definition: (Also a ball-buster.) This refers either to a job or situation that is demanding and arduous and punishing or to a …

ball someone or something up

Definition: 1. To make a mess of, destroy or ruin, to interfere with someone or something.;2. To roll something up into a …

ball of fire

Definition: a person who is especially hard-working, high-achieving, ambitious, or active. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

be a cold fish

Definition: be a person who is distant and unfeeling Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

be an item

Definition: said about a couple when they are having a romantic relationship. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

be better than sex

Definition: said about something which is very enjoyable or exciting. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

be in somebody’s shoes

Definition: to be in the situation that another person is in. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

be in hot water

Definition: to be in a difficult situation Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

be in deep water

Definition: to be in serious trouble. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

be in black and white

Definition: (also be down in black and white) to be written down. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

be full of beans

Definition: said about someone who is active, lively, healthy and has a lot of energy and enthusiasm. Discuss this Idiom in the …

be dead in the water

Definition: said when something has no chance of succeeding or of making any progress. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

baker’s dozen

Definition: Thirteen. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

bag of tricks

Definition: a set of techniques and methods. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

as bald as a cue ball

Definition: (also as bald as a coot) completely bald. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

are your ears burning?

Definition: said about someone who was not present but was the topic of discussion. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

apple of somebody’s eye

Definition: said about someone whom you love the most and you are very proud of. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

apple of my eye

Definition: Someone who is cherished above all others. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

any minute soon now

Definition: (also any moment/second/time now) very soon Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

another nail in one’s coffin

Definition: One in a series of events which lead to downfall or inevitable failure. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

an eye for an eye

Definition: (also, an eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth.) said to suggest that punishment should equal the crime. …

an axe to grind

Definition: To have a dispute with someone. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

an arm and a leg

Definition: a lot of money. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

an act of war

Definition: An act which is considered violent enough to cause war. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

as blind as a bat

Definition: Said about someone who can’t see very well or can’t see anything at all. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

as gentle as a lamb

Definition: Said about kind, innocent, mild-mannered people. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

as high as a kite

Definition: Anything that is high up in the sky. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

bag of bones

Definition: an extremely thin person. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

bad egg

Definition: bad person Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

bad blood

Definition: unpleasant feeling between different people. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

back to the drawing board

Definition: When an attempt fails and it’s time to start all over. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

back to square one

Definition: Having to start all over again. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

back the wrong horse

Definition: to support someone or something that later cannot be successful. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

back seat driver

Definition: People who criticize from the sidelines, much like someone giving unwanted advice from the back seat of a vehicle to the …

at your mother’s knee

Definition: said about something that you learned when you were a child. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

at the drop of a hat

Definition: Willing to do something immediately. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

at death’s door

Definition: About to die;in a life-threatening state of health Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.