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homoe 07-18-2019 05:38 PM

'By The Short Hairs"....


To completely control, dominate, or hold power over someone, especially in a difficult or awkward situation.

homoe 07-20-2019 07:24 PM

"If You Can't Stand The Heat, Get Out Of The Kitchen"...




If one can't cope with or handle the pressure in a given situation, one should remove yourself from that situation. Typically used to imply that the one being addressed is weak or unsuited for such work.

homoe 07-22-2019 11:24 PM

"With All The Bells And Whistles".........


Additional features, perhaps trendy or fancy ones, that are not required for an object's proper functioning.

homoe 07-26-2019 06:49 AM

"Jumping Out Of The Frying Pan And Into The Fire"....



The phrase out of the frying pan into the fire is used to describe the situation of moving or getting from a bad or difficult situation to a worse one, often as the result of trying to escape from the bad or difficult one.

homoe 07-28-2019 06:19 PM

'All's Fair In Love & War'............



Meaning in situations of love and war you do not have to obey rules of reasonable behavior; not bound by rules of fair play. In certain situations, like love or war, you are allowed to be deceitful to fulfill your objectives; in highly charged situations any method of achieving your goals is acceptable. Certain situations are so overwhelming that acting in your own selfish interest is justifiable.

homoe 08-01-2019 06:18 PM

"Nothing To Sneeze At"..



Means something that is not an inconsequential matter, not a trifling thing; something that should not be ignored, and dismissed lightly!

homoe 08-11-2019 10:37 AM

"Shoot From The Hip"...........



To speak or act rashly, recklessly, or bluntly, without consideration of potential consequences; to react quickly, without thinking carefully about something.

homoe 08-11-2019 10:53 AM

'Eat Your Heart Out'................



To eat your heart out is to feel jealous or envious of someone else's achievements or good fortune.

homoe 08-11-2019 11:01 AM

"Go Like Clockwork".....




To happen very smoothly, without problems; without problems or delays.

homoe 08-12-2019 03:53 PM

'A Bee In Your Bonnet' ...........



To be all workup regarding some incident. An obsession, often with something that is a source of agitation/irritation! Upset, a bit angry, on edge.

homoe 08-14-2019 05:53 AM

"Get Down To Brass Tacks".....




To focus on the most important aspects of a particular situation. To begin to talk about important things; to get down to business. Get down to bedrock or the nitty gritty.

homoe 09-04-2019 08:26 AM

"Keep Your Shirt On"



To stay calm, be patient, to refrain from panicking. Just wait; don’t be in a rush.

homoe 09-04-2019 08:37 AM

"Strike While The Iron's Hot"


If you strike while the iron is hot, you act quickly, while there is the best chance of succeeding at something. To make the most of an opportunity or favorable conditions while one has the chance. To act on an opportunity promptly while favorable conditions exist; to avoid waiting.

homoe 09-05-2019 11:01 PM

Being Lead Down The Garden Path......



To deceive someone by giving them misleading, false, or vague information.

homoe 09-05-2019 11:16 PM

"To Change Your Tune"...........





To behave differently/express a different opinion than before.

homoe 09-07-2019 12:19 PM

"To Look Through Rose Colored Glasses".........


To look at a situation (usually in the past) in an overly flattering light: see it as better than it really was.

An unduly cheerful, optimistic, or favorable view of things.

homoe 09-07-2019 04:20 PM

"Go Fly A Kite" / "Take A Hike" ........


A frank yet polite way to tell someone to go away and stop bothering them.

homoe 09-08-2019 05:54 PM

"Burn Your Bridges".............


To do something or act in a way that cannot be easily undone or reversed in the future, often because one has behaved offensively or unfavorably.

homoe 09-10-2019 09:50 AM

"Add Fuel To The Flames"........



To make a problem worse; to say or do something that makes a bad situation worse. To do or say something to make an argument, problem, or bad situation worse; to further incense an already angry person or group of people.

homoe 09-10-2019 09:58 AM

"Help A Lame Dog Over A Stile"..............




If you help a lame dog over a stile, you help someone who is in difficulty or trouble, or come to the aid of a person in need.


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