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takes the wraps off
to reveal something hidden or secret
added by anonymous
7 months ago
play the giddy goat
to behave wildly, irresponsibly.
added by Robert_Haigh
7 months ago
intellectual myopia
a phrase coined for stupidity.
added by Robert_Haigh
7 months ago
the ivy can grow no higher than its host
A remark made by the French philosopher Descartes about critics: No matter how clever a critic may be, he can never surpass the writer on whom he is dependent.
added by Robert_Haigh
7 months ago
neither heaven nor hell
A person very unconfirmed undecided or uncertain
added by SmartSam
7 months ago
to be a lonley island
A person who singles out himself from others group consistently.
added by SmartSam
7 months ago
a fair season
A right time
added by SmartSam
7 months ago
actors more & stages few
A situation where more are in demand but lacking enough provisions or when right options are scanty or less.
added by SmartSam
7 months ago
peeble in own shoe
Trouble but within group, self. Problem of one's own known to self more than others could be explained to.
added by SmartSam
7 months ago
not courageous than mouse
Someone being very fearful and scared of things.
added by SmartSam
7 months ago
twisted truth
Thoughtfully slyly lie. Confusing and uphelding the words/matter said on account of others faith though it's not true but slyly faltering facts.
added by SmartSam
7 months ago
flower not but flowers petal.
Get a good small bit of big thing, matter, incidence.
added by SmartSam
7 months ago
old man's word
Valueable talk/ suggestion etc.
added by SmartSam
7 months ago
eye & smile at same time
Suggestive coincidence
added by SmartSam
7 months ago
to be of the peak
To be at the highest point in something of their own. Applies to person thing, season anything related.
added by SmartSam
7 months ago
own count
Own suppositon or derivation.
added by SmartSam
7 months ago
wasp curved
Of Woman. To have a beautiful figure
added by SmartSam
7 months ago
dusky eyes
Grey beautiful Eyes that seem to express much feelings.
added by SmartSam
7 months ago
scanning eyes
Very observant
added by SmartSam
7 months ago
gutter mouth
One who speaks very bad
added by SmartSam
7 months ago
of the class
To be of the particular section, community, class.
added by SmartSam
7 months ago
touch-move rule
In chess, a rule that states any piece touched deliberately by a player, when it is their turn to move, must be moved if a legal move is possible.
added by Robert_Haigh
7 months ago
did i stutter?
Something said to a person who asks again and again, “what did you say?” Or someone who won’t hear you when you said “no” or “leave me alone” the first time and keeps annoyingly asking for your input.
added by anonymous
7 months ago
for crying in the sink!
An expression of frustration
added by anonymous
7 months ago
one eye lookin at a squirrel and the other eye lookin at a possum.
Describing a person with eyes looking in different directions at once. Someone who’s walleyed or has wonky eyes.
added by anonymous
7 months ago
she was batting her eyes like a frog in a hailstorm.
A phrase used to describe a woman flirting with a man in a most obvious way to the point that it’s comical.
added by anonymous
7 months ago
fly by the seat of my pants
To use one's judgment, initiative, and perceptions as events unfold in order to improvise a course of action without a predetermined plan/rely on instinct rather than logic or knowledge.
added by acronimous
7 months ago
index card
White card usually used for notes, flashcards, recipes, etc.
added by anonymous
7 months ago
shine out or shines out
something shines out if is or has a quality that seems impressive or is very noticeable (but not excessive or negative as in glaring)
added by anonymous
7 months ago
knockin' boots
Having sex
added by raychelk22
7 months ago
of the same kidney
Of the same character, or of the same type. It usually has a bad meaning.
added by Robert_Haigh
7 months ago
read the tea-leaves
To foretell someone's future by examining the tea-leaves at the bottom of the cup.
added by Robert_Haigh
7 months ago
english rose
An attractive young English woman.
added by anonymous
7 months ago
hablaría mal de ti, como lo haces tú pero mi tiempo vale oro y tu vales vrg.
Indirecta bien directa
added by AGlenny00
7 months ago
all piss and wind like a barber cat
All talk and noise with no action
added by anonymous
7 months ago
what a load of magumba....
Royal Naval slang for “rubbish” or “don’t talk crap”
added by anonymous
7 months ago
sit on thorns
To be in a painful or embarrassing situation; to be in constant fear of being found out.
added by Robert_Haigh
7 months ago
a seat of learning
A retreat for scholars where learning is an end in itself, like the universities.
added by Robert_Haigh
7 months ago
in through the back door
To introduce a measure in a way which one's opponents will not notice.
added by Robert_Haigh
7 months ago
pride of place
The best position.
added by Robert_Haigh
7 months ago
de facto
(adverb) in fact, whether by right or not. (adjective) existing or holding a specified position in fact but not necessarily by legal right.
added by Robert_Haigh
7 months ago
tin pot
to describe an ineffective dictator
added by anonymous
7 months ago
presist
Keep's Going
added by anonymous
7 months ago
quod erat faciendum
What / which was to be done. Abbreviated Q.E.F. Cf. Quod Erat Demonstrandum.
added by anonymous
7 months ago
almost went into a coma earning this diploma
Long hard work for the diploma
added by anonymous
7 months ago
as light as a feather
Having no weight
added by anonymous
7 months ago
mind your own business
Mind your own business means that we should do our work we should not bother about any others work.
added by anonymous
8 months ago
she’s a hoopy
Redneck hillbilly with no class
added by anonymous
8 months ago
thirsty thursday
A Thursday description when adding an adult drink to the mix is a good idea.
added by lisajane124
8 months ago
without fear
I just have to go forward in my life without fear.
added by Aliahmad73200
8 months ago

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