Serve you right - Idioms by The Free Dictionary

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My girlfriend broke up with me after she found out I had been cheating on her. Serves me right, I suppose. You tripped while making fun of those kids? Serves ...

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get it on. 1. slang To begin to do something, often with vigor or enthusiasm. All the art supplies are set up, so let's get it ...

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get up and go. Vital energy, enthusiasm. The Random House Unabridged Dictionary (1987) hyphenates this term and lists it as a noun, originating in the United ...

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Definition of am I right? in the Idioms Dictionary. am I right? phrase. What does am I right? expression mean? Definitions by the largest Idiom Dictionary.

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1. To be taking or under the influence of drugs (legal or illegal). They've got me on a load of antibiotics to fight off the ...

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day in, day out. A phrase used to describe something that happens routinely or regularly. Day in, day out, I pass that same woman walking her dog.

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1 do something as you go somewhere: Buy a burger and eat it on the way. 2 do something while you do something else; do something during the process of doing ...

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come through. 1. To win, achieve, or accomplish something exceptionally well or very successfully. Said especially of a test, examination, or training of some ...

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Definition of think to in the Idioms Dictionary. think to phrase. What does think to expression mean? Definitions by the largest Idiom Dictionary.

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I'll get a better job in a week. No, I don't belong to a gym. Who needs it? I get all the exercise I need lifting heavy boxes all day.

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Definition of Now what? in the Idioms Dictionary. Now what? phrase. What does Now what? expression mean? Definitions by the largest Idiom Dictionary.

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be done with (someone or something). (redirected from am done with). be done. To be finished or have completed something. I hope you ...

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day in and day out. A phrase used to describe something that happens routinely or regularly. Day in and day out, I pass that same woman walking her dog.

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be around. 1. To be present at or come to a certain place, usually specified by a particular time. Sorry I can't make it ...

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ˌso much ˈso that. to such an extent that: His nose wouldn't stop bleeding — so much so that we had to take him to hospital.

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according to (someone or something). 1. As stated by another individual or source. According to the almanac, we're going to have a very hot summer this year ...

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lay (one) low. To render one unable to move or leave their bed. The car accident laid her low for a couple of months. My husband ...

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Definition of on way in the Idioms Dictionary. on way phrase. What does on way expression mean? Definitions by the largest Idiom Dictionary.

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let go of. 1. To release one's grip on someone or something. Please let go of me—you're hurting my arm! The ...

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take over. 1. To carry, deliver, or shuttle someone or something over or across something. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used ...

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in awe (of someone or something). Having a great amount of respect or admiration for someone, sometimes to the point of feeling nervous or fearful around them.

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put (one) down for (something). To note one's commitment to a particular task or course of action. Oh, I'd love to help! Put me down for a ...

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get by. 1. To move past something, especially an obstacle or impediment of some kind. Can you move those boxes? I need to get by ...

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boy oh boy. An expression said when one is excited, pleased, or pleasantly surprised. A lot of people sure came to the fundraiser, boy oh boy ...

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get in there. 1. To enter some place or become an active participant in some situation, such as a sports game. Often used as an imperative.

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Also, every now and again; every once in a while; every so often. Occasionally, from time to time; also, periodically. For example, Every now and then I long for a ...

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look to someone or something (for something). to expect someone or something to supply something. Children look to their parents for help. Tom looked to the ...

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1. mod. unconscious. I socked him on the snoot and knocked him coo-coo. 2. mod. insane. How did ...

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Definition of What can I say? in the Idioms Dictionary. What can I say? phrase. What does What can I say? expression mean? Definitions by the largest Idiom ...

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Lacking funds or prospects; destitute, penniless. For example, After losing his job, car, and home, he was completely down and out. This term probably ...

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by the end of the day. Before the day ends. Typically refers to the end of the workday. My meeting got moved up to tomorrow morning, so I'm ...

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be through. 1. To literally pierce some surface. Are you sure that nail is through the wall? 2. To be finished doing ...

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up yours. vulgar slang An expression of anger at someone. A: "Watch where you're going!" B: "Up yours, buddy ...

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all of the above. Every item or option previously listed. While this phrase is often said in casual conversation, it is also used as an answer on multiple choice tests ...

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at the ˌend of the ˈday. (British English, spoken) when everything has been considered: At the end of the day, it's your decision and nobody else's.

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Definition of Come with Us in the Idioms Dictionary. Come with Us phrase. What does Come with Us expression mean? Definitions by the largest Idiom ...

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go mad. 1. To become insane or mentally unstable. All this noise in the house, day in, day out—I feel like I' ...

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(every) once in a while. Occasionally; sometimes. I don't travel often, but every once in a while I just need to get away from the city.

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Keep Aunt Mildred away from me, will you? She can be such a nag. 3. To avoid something, usually because it is harmful or dangerous. But no cake for Uncle ...

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let alone. 1. verb To stop bothering someone or something. A noun or pronoun can be used between "let" and "alone." Why ...

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To exhaust or fatigue someone. A noun or pronoun can be used between "use" and "up." All of that cleaning totally used me up—I need a nap ...

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They are made for the mobile professional who needs to keep appointments, check e-mail and receive faxes, but doesn't need a fullblown laptop. "There are those ...

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shy away from (someone or something). To avoid someone or something. I shy away from confrontation because I just don't like conflict. Are you mad at me ...

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sure of oneself. Self-confident, as in Now that Mary's graduated she's much more sure of herself. This expression uses sure in the sense of "confident" ...

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first off. 1. A phrase used to introduce the first topic one wants to address. I do want to hear about your day, but first off ...

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neither can (one). One is also incapable of doing something. A: "The crowd is screaming so much I can't even hear the band!" ...

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through and through. Thoroughly or completely; in every way, manner, or aspect. I know Elizabeth through and through, and I really doubt that she's mad ...

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run around. 1. to run here and there. Why are you running around? Sit down and be quiet. Please stop running around. You are ...

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even as. (formal) just at the same time as somebody does something or as something else happens: Even as he shouted the warning the car skidded.

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to get someone excited; to get someone talking excitedly. I guess I really got him going on the subject of politics. The whole business really makes me mad. Don't ...

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come of age. 1. If something comes of age, it reaches an advanced stage of development and is accepted by a large number of people. Recycling is ...

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off (someone or something) goes. Someone or something is departing. A: "The plane is taking off!" B: "Off we go on the adventure of a ...

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Definition of as of now in the Idioms Dictionary. as of now phrase. What does as of now expression mean? Definitions by the largest Idiom Dictionary.

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then again. Also, but then. On the other hand, an opposite possibility. For example, I think it'll arrive tomorrow; then again, ...

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jog on. 1. Literally, to run along at a slow and deliberate place. We were running a little late for class, so we jogged on ...

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That is agreeable as far as I am concerned. (The expressions with by are colloquial.) Sue: I'm giving away your old coat. Bob: That's fine with me. Sally: Can I ...

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look down. 1. To glance or gaze downward (at someone or something). The married couple looked down at us from the balcony of the hotel ...

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dig up. 1. Literally, to overturn soil or a similar substance by digging. A noun or pronoun can be used between "dig" and "up ...

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(every) now and again. Occasionally; sometimes. I don't travel often, but every now and again I just need to get away from the city.

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as much as (one) could do (not) (to do something). A phrase used when one struggles to do something. It can include "not" when one is trying to avoid doing ...

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