• 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...