• Значение идиомы down east

    [down east] or [Down East] {n.} The northeast coastal part of the United States and part of Canada; especially: the coastal parts of Maine. Many people in Boston like to...

  • Значение идиомы miss the boat

    [miss the boat] also [miss the bus] {v. phr.}, {informal} To failthrough slowness; to put something off until too late; do the wrongthing and lose the chance. Mr. Brown missed...

  • Значение идиомы four-leaf clover

    [four-leaf clover] {n.} A small green plant with four leaves whichmany people think means good luck because clover plants usually havethree leaves. John has a four-leaf clover in his pocket....

  • Значение идиомы ball

    [ball] See: BASE ON BALLS, CARRY THE BALL, FLY BALL, FOUL BALL, GET THE BALL ROLLING, SET THE BALL ROLLING, START THE BALL ROLLING, GOPHER BALL, GROUND BALL, HAVE A...

  • Значение идиомы step out

    [step out] {v. phr.} 1. To go out, particularly socially, as on adate. Paul said to Sylvia, “You look so dressed up tonight – youmust be stepping out, eh?” 2....

  • Значение идиомы jump bail

    [jump bail] or [skip bail] {v. phr.}, {informal} To run away andfail to come to trial, and so to give up a certain amount of moneyalready given to a court...

  • Значение идиомы flip-flop

    [flip-flop ] {v.}, {informal} To alternate the positions of;exchange the places of; switch. The football coach had one play inwhich he flip-flopped his left halfback and fullback.

  • Значение идиомы up-to-date

    [up-to-date] {adj.} Modern; contemporary; the latest that technologycan offer. “I want an up-to-date dictionary of American idioms,”Mr. Lee said, “that has all the latest Americanisms in it.” Contrast:STATE-OF-THE-ART.

  • Значение идиомы spit

    [spit] or [piss into the wedding cake] {v. phr.}, {vulgar},{avoidable} To spoil someone’s pleasure or celebration by doing orsaying something harsh or unseemly in an otherwise happy gathering;bring up depressing...

  • Значение идиомы pinch-hit

    [pinch-hit] {v.} 1. To substitute for another player at bat in abaseball game. Smith was sent in to pinch-hit for Jones. 2.{informal} To act for a while, or in an...

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