• Значение идиомы freak

    [freak] {n.}, {slang} 1. A good, or well-liked person, the oppositeof a square, someone with long hair and who is likely to bea marijuana smoker or a drug user. Also...

  • Значение идиомы airbus

    [airbus] n. A trade name, also used informally for a wide-bodied airplane used chiefly as a domestic passenger carrier. Airbuses don’t fly overseas, but mainly from coast to coast.

  • Значение идиомы in stock

    [in stock] {adj. phr.} Having something ready to sell dr use; inpresent possession or supply; to be sold. The store had no more redshoes in stock, so Mary chose brown...

  • Значение идиомы in question

    [in question] {adj. phr.} 1. In doubt; in dispute; being arguedabout or examined. I know Bill would he a good captain for theteam. That is not in question. But does...

  • Значение идиомы play one false

    [play one false] {v. phr.}, {literary} To act disloyally toward ; betray; cheat; deceive. Good faith was not in him: heplayed anyone false who trusted him. His hopes had played...

  • Значение идиомы wise up to

    [wise up to] {v. phr.}, {slang} To finally understand what isreally going on after a period of ignorance. Joe immediately quithis job when he wised up to what was really...

  • Значение идиомы ball up

    [ball up] {v.}, {slang} To make a mess of; confuse. Don’t ball me up. Hal balled up the business with his errors. – Often used in the passive. He was...

  • Значение идиомы bonest-to-goodness

    [bonest-to-goodness] or [honest-to-God] {adj. phr.}, {informal} Real; genuine. – Used for emphasis. She served him honest-to-goodness deep dish apple pie. It was the first honest-to-goodness baseball game he’d seen since...

  • Значение идиомы cut off

    [cut off] {v.} 1. To separate or block. The flood cut the townspeople off from the rest of the world. The woods cut off the view. His rudeness cuts him...

  • Значение идиомы spin off

    [spin off] {v. phr.} To bring something into existence as abyproduct of something that already exists. When Dr. Catwallenderopened his medical practice, he also spun off a small dispensarybeside it...

  • Значение идиомы Johnny-on-the-spot

    [Johnny-on-the-spot] {adj. phr.} At the right place when needed;present and ready to help; very prompt; on time. A good waterboy isalways Johnny-on-the-spot. The firemen were Johnny-on-the-spot andput out the fire...

  • Значение идиомы lay down

    [lay down] {v.} 1. To let be taken; give up orsurrender. The general told the troops to lay downtheir arms. He was willing to lay down his life for his...

  • Значение идиомы sound out

    [sound out] {v.} To try to find out how a person feels aboutsomething usually by careful questions. Alfred sounded out his bossabout a day off from his job. When you...

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