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take a dim view of

Definition: to disapprove of something. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

throw your hat into the ring

Definition: (also toss your hat into the ring) to show your intention to enter a competition. Discuss this Idiom in the comments …

trick of the trade

Definition: a clever skill related to a profession. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

up a blind alley

Definition: Going down a course of action that leads to a bad outcome. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

what beats me

Definition: said when you do not understand a situation or someone’s behaviour. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

you can’t please everyone

Definition: making everyone happy is impossible no matter what you do. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

a clean bill of health

Definition: said when you examine someone or something and state that they are healthy, in good condition, or legal. Discuss this Idiom …

a slap on the wrist

Definition: A very mild punishment. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

ahead of one’s time

Definition: in advance of concurrent commonly accepted ideas;showing characteristics of changes yet to be;present in one’s work before later advances in the …

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. …

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.

be a cold fish

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

beat a retreat

Definition: to leave hastily in the face of opposition. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

big mouth

Definition: said about someone who tend to say things which are meant to be kept secret. Discuss this Idiom in the comments …

blue moon

Definition: A rare event or occurance.? Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

by the name of

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

cat nap

Definition: Short sleep. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

come clean

Definition: to be honest and tell the truth. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

cross your fingers

Definition: To hope that something happens the way you want it to. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

dead loss

Definition: something described as a dead loss is absolutely unsuccessful or useless (a complete failure) Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

easy on the eye

Definition: attractive, pleasant to look at. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

from rags to riches

Definition: To go from being very poor to being very wealthy. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

go with the flow

Definition: To do what people do and accept things as they are. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

hit the roof

Definition: to become angry and start shouting. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

in a dead heat

Definition: said when two or more competitors finish a race or a competition at exactly the same time or with exactly the …

john hancock

Definition: a person’s signature. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

kitty-corner

Definition: Diagonally across. Sometimes called Catty-Corner as well. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

make a man of someone

Definition: (also make a man out of someone) to make a young person become more experienced or act like an adult and …

minting it

Definition: (also minting money) earning a lot of money quickly. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

never mind

Definition: 1. it’s not important;2. do not be concerned (about someone or something, or about doing something) Discuss this Idiom in the …

not have a leg to stand on

Definition: not have a sound justification, a firm foundation of facts to prove something. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

off the record

Definition: Something said in confidence that the one speaking doesn’t want attributed to him/her. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

pay dearly

Definition: to suffer because of a particlar action. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

play second fiddle

Definition: to take a subordinate or weaker position than someone else. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

put words in somebody’s mouth

Definition: To attribute to somebody something he or she did not say, to claim inaccurately that somebody said or intended something. Discuss …

red handed

Definition: be discovered in or just after the act of doing something wrong or illegal Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

safe and sound

Definition: safe and without injury or damage. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

sell ice to eskimos

Definition: To persuade people to go against their best interests or to accept something unnecessary or preposterous. Discuss this Idiom in the …

sitting shotgun

Definition: Riding in the front passenger seat of a car. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.