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like buzzards on a gut wagon
To get right on something. To do something promptly.
added by anonymous
4 months ago
bullet point
Main thing that is supported by other stuff.
added by anonymous
4 months ago
heavy handed
Come down hard on something or someone.
added by anonymous
4 months ago
locked in love
Someone is obsessed with you that they ruin your life.
added by anonymous
4 months ago
run like the wind
Running really fast.
added by anonymous
4 months ago
sophie's choice
From a movie. Choosing between two unthinkable options. Sophie had to select which child lived/died.
added by anonymous
4 months ago
swift retreat
To back off quickly/A place you can go to quickly to recover or escape from stress.
added by anonymous
4 months ago
i'd rather shit in my hands, then clap!
When you really don't want to do something, you'd rather shit in your hands, then clap the poo, than performing a given task!
added by anonymous
4 months ago
grinning from ear to ear
smiling
added by anonymous
4 months ago
have someone’s back
to always be ready to support, protect or help someone
added by KRISHCLASS707
4 months ago
from the soul of piris to the borderless souls of man.
Saw it on a jacket.
added by anonymous
4 months ago
sloppy joe
A sloppy joe is a sandwich consisting of ground beef or pork, onions, tomato sauce or ketchup.
added by anonymous
5 months ago
not up to scratch
Not up to one’s expectations
added by anonymous
5 months ago
poser un lapin
Faire attendre quelqu'un en n'allant pas au rendez-vous fixé.
added by davidb
5 months ago
black ball
Stall, close ranks, make it impossible to make a break through
added by ntiyisos
5 months ago
heart pounding widly like a forest fire
His heart was beating very fast like a wildfire spreading
added by nnooobbbbggg
5 months ago
butter cup
A term of affection Or endearment for someone you like Buttercups are a large genus of flowering plants called Ranunculus. It has yellow, shiny petals, and grows wild in many places. It is poisonous to eat for humans and cattle, but when dry the poison is not active.
added by anonymous
5 months ago
אַ מענטש לעבט נישט אײביק,דאָס טיפּשות יאָ
A man doesn't live forever, stupidity yes
added by davidb
5 months ago
אַ קלאַפ פֿאַרגייט, אַ וואָרט באַשטייט
A blow passes, a word remains
added by davidb
5 months ago
one saving grace is...
The one thing that makes it different
added by anonymous
5 months ago
sibling rivalry
when brothers and/or sisters compete with each other, for affections of their parents or the feeling of superiority
added by anonymous
5 months ago
heart bursting with pride
Feeling very proud for someone or something.
added by anonymous
5 months ago
he has carno now.
He has been exposed to the caronda 19 virus.
added by sheetspaco35
5 months ago
so now!
This seems to be an early equivalent of "So there!"
added by kenorme1
5 months ago
real persimmons
THIS SEEMS TO BE THE EQUIVALENT OF "The real McCoy."
added by anonymous
5 months ago
ponte las pilas
start working
added by anonymous
5 months ago
catch a break!
To receive or get lucky opportunity
added by anonymous
5 months ago
nothing to lose but their h's
Descriptive of people in England whose speech is proper or upper-class, but who are poor.
added by anonymous
5 months ago
hell of a ride
Duh
added by magemarine
5 months ago
that’s a loaded question
Asked My partner if he wasn’t sexually attracted to me anymore since it’s been 3 months after getting back together after a breakup initially by him and no sexual experience in a total of 6 months.
added by anonymous
5 months ago
bat on a sticky wicket
To take action in unfavourable conditions.
added by Robert_Haigh
5 months ago
a bird of ill-omen
Someone who is always delivering bad news, or bringing bad luck.
added by Robert_Haigh
5 months ago
love is love
any couple is valid regardless of their sexuality or gender
added by ryan_1
5 months ago
beyond any shadow of a doubt
absolute, no alternatives.
added by anonymous
5 months ago
put not your trust in princes
A warning that men of power and influence can be just as fickle and unreliable as the rest of us.
added by Robert_Haigh
5 months ago
like a sphinx
An expressionless face which conceals a secret.
added by Robert_Haigh
5 months ago
smoking like a chimney !
this is used to describe a person who is chain smoker or smoking non stop.
added by KRISHCLASS707
5 months ago
there's no place like home
Home is everything - also from "Wizard of Oz"
added by anonymous
5 months ago
when life gives you lemons
When trials are laid before you
added by anonymous
5 months ago
fit of fury
it means full of anger
added by anonymous
5 months ago
iron-willed
Of strong power
added by Satyag336
5 months ago
drop the pilot
To dismiss an expert adviser. A classic example was the dismissal of the German Chancellor, Bismarck, by Kaiser Wilhelm II in 1891.
added by Robert_Haigh
6 months ago
open and shut case
Simple situation; quick situation; clear-cut
added by anonymous
6 months ago
a stormy petrel
A person who is restless or turbulent, and who is likely to stir up trouble.
added by Robert_Haigh
6 months ago
as cross as two sticks
To be in a very bad temper.
added by Robert_Haigh
6 months ago
necessity knows no law
Someone who is desperate cannot be expected to obey the rules, or keep the law.
added by Robert_Haigh
6 months ago
as hungry as a hunter
To be very hungry. Hunters are presumed to be hungry because of the (often lengthy) time taken in order to catch their quarry.
added by Robert_Haigh
6 months ago
every man to his trade
Keep to your own job and don't meddle in other people's. We should all stick to what we are good at.
added by Robert_Haigh
6 months ago
kick over the traces
To throw off all restraint.
added by Robert_Haigh
6 months ago
more than flesh can stand
More than human nature can endure.
added by Robert_Haigh
6 months ago

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