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act of god

Definition: something that ooccured, such as an accident, for which no human is responsible. A natural disaster such as a storm, earthquake… …

all one

Definition: the state of having invested heavily in just one area or of having devoted all of one?s resources to one thing. …

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.

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 …

be in black and white

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

bite your tongue

Definition: To avoid talking. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

bring to knees

Definition: to destroy or defeat someone or something. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

calm before the storm

Definition: the calm before the storm is an unussual or false quiet period before a period of upheaval. Discuss this Idiom in …

chip on his shoulder

Definition: Angry today about something that occured in the past. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

come to your attention

Definition: (also come to your notice) said when you notice something. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

cut the cheese

Definition: To pass gas, fart, break wind Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

dice with death

Definition: To do something which is very risky, or dangerous, and could even cause one’s death. Discuss this Idiom in the comments …

drink like a fish

Definition: to drink alcohol excessively. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

every minute

Definition: describing the whole period that something lasted. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

fall prey to

Definition: (also fall victim to) to become a victim. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

flip the bird

Definition: To raise your middle finger at someone.? Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

get bent out of shape

Definition: To take offense; to get worked up, aggravated, or annoyed Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

great minds think alike

Definition: Intelligent people think like each other. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

have an axe to grind

Definition: to have a strong opinion about something. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

high man on the totem pole

Definition: the most important person in a hierarchy or organization. (Opposite: low man on the totem pole) Discuss this Idiom in the …

it’s a small world

Definition: You frequently see the same people in different places. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

last but not least

Definition: An introduction phrase to let the audience know that the last person mentioned is no less important than those introduced before …

loose cannon

Definition: Someone who is unpredictable and can cause damage if not kept in check. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

man cannot live by bread alone

Definition: used to mean that things like poetry, art, music, etc are necassary for people just as food. Discuss this Idiom in …

money spinner

Definition: a business or product that makes a lot of money for someone. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

no dice

Definition: To not agree. To not accept a proposition. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

out of the blue

Definition: something which is totally unexpected. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

picture paints a thousand words

Definition: (also a picture is worth a thousand words) a picture will be far more descriptive of something than words can ever …

pull the plug

Definition: To stop something. To bring something to an end. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

rabbit hole

Definition: (From Alice in Wonderland) A way into a bizarre world. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

ring fencing

Definition: Seperated usual judgement to guarantee protection, especially project funds. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

say uncle

Definition: to admit failure. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

shake a leg

Definition: used to tell someone to rouse themselves from sleep and get out of bed. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

southpaw

Definition: Someone who is left-handed. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

the last straw

Definition: When one small burden after another creates an unbearable situation, the last straw is the last small burden that one can …

to pull the trigger

Definition: 1. To fire a gun.;2. To commit to a course of action. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

under construction

Definition: said about something which is being built or fixed. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

waste breath

Definition: To speak in a manner which is needless or futile;in discussion or argument to make points which are not appreciated or …

without a doubt

Definition: For certain. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.

a little bird told me

Definition: said when you don’t want reveal the source of your information. Discuss this Idiom in the comments below.