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homoe 01-04-2020 10:04 PM

"Come Late To The Party"........


Means most people became aware of something before you did; late in taking an action or adopting an idea.

homoe 01-05-2020 12:40 PM

"A Taste of Your Own Medicine"


Used to indicate that someone is sampling the same unpleasantness they've been dishing out to others.

homoe 01-05-2020 01:45 PM

"To Put A Bug In Someone's Ear"............


Means to give someone a suggestion or a hint, to impart some information that will help decide a course of action.

homoe 01-10-2020 10:24 AM

"Just What The Doctor Ordered"......


Exactly the thing that is or was needed to help improve something or make one feel better; exactly what is required, especially for health or comfort.

homoe 01-14-2020 02:53 PM

"Soup's On"........



The meal, especially dinner, is served. Refers to any food being served, not just soup.

homoe 01-14-2020 03:00 PM

"As Nutty As A Fruitcake"........


Crazy, idiotic person.



Sidebar: Fruitcake is also used on its own to mean a crazy or eccentric person..

homoe 01-14-2020 03:08 PM

"Drop Someone Like A Hot Potato"........


To suddenly stop being involved with someone, usually because you are having problems and/or because you do not like him/her/ any longer.


Sidebar: Drop here is used literally, but also in the figurative sense of end a social acquaintance with someone. A hot potato can be used independently as a metaphor for a controversial or awkward issue or problem that no one wants to deal with.

homoe 01-14-2020 05:37 PM

"Your Goose Is Cooked".........

Meaning you have been discovered to have done something wrong and is now in trouble, one is finished, one's chances are ruined.

cathexis 01-15-2020 01:24 AM

"S/he is really squirrelly."

A person is a space cadet, disorganize, and somewhat crazy.

homoe 01-16-2020 08:18 PM

"I'll Give You Three Guesses, And The First Two Donít Count"


When a person says this to another they mean that they think the answer to whatever question they have asked is so obvious, that you can very easily guess and will be correct.

homoe 01-18-2020 08:53 AM

"Cut Someone Off At The Knees".....


"To squelch or humiliate (a person) suddenly and thoroughly!

homoe 01-18-2020 08:57 AM

"It's All Greek To Me"...............



That's Greek to me or it's (all) Greek to me is an idiom in English, expressing that something is difficult to understand. This might as well be a foreign language, because I don't understand it at all.

homoe 01-21-2020 08:20 AM

"Step Up To The Plate".........



Meaning to accept a challenge or responsibility for something; to rise to the occasion. To voluntarily assume responsibility for something go ahead and act; donít delay.

homoe 01-27-2020 05:28 PM

"Crocodile Tears"............


A false, insincere, or hypocritical display of sadness or remorse.


Sidebar: Derived from an ancient anecdote that a crocodile will weep to lure in its victims, or that it weeps as it eats them.

homoe 01-27-2020 05:29 PM

"Eager Beaver".......





One who is industrious and enthusiastic (perhaps annoyingly so).

homoe 01-27-2020 05:34 PM

"Dog Days" / "Dog Days Of Summer"

The period in the summer often thought to be hottest, usually considered to be July 3 to August 11. By extension, a period of lethargy, inactivity, or stagnation.


Sidebar: In ancient times, people associated the heat during this period with the concurrent rising of Sirius, nicknamed "the dog star." The phrase is a translation of the Latin dies caniculares, meaning "dog star days."

homoe 01-27-2020 05:39 PM

"Early Bird"...........



Someone who is more active and alert in the early hours of the morning than later in the day; an early riser.

homoe 01-27-2020 05:43 PM

"Double Edged Sword".........



Something that has or can have both favorable and unfavorable consequences.

homoe 01-28-2020 09:11 AM

"Shrinking Violet"..........


A shrinking violet is a very shy person, someone who is an extreme introvert and does not enjoy attention or engaging with others.


Sidebar: Why the violet, a small but common shade-loving perennial, should be chosen to designate shyness is unclear. On the contrary, violets can boldly take over patches of ground, and gardeners may even find them difficult to eradicate from unwanted spaces. Nevertheless, the phrase has been used since the early 1900s.

C0LLETTE 01-28-2020 10:03 AM

"Less is more"

Sometimes a " lot " can drown out the "interesting less"


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