American Idioms and Expressions

All Day Long Idiom

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all day long
What does all day long mean?
the whole dayShe has been sitting and waiting for the mail to arrive all day long.
all day long
What does all day long mean?
the whole day The girl was happy to wait all day long for the mail to arrive.


Some Random Idioms
second wind
What does "second wind" mean?
energy that is regained after being tiredAfter we got our second wind we continued on our hike up the mountain.
Jobs for the boys
What does "Jobs for the boys" mean?
Where people give jobs, contracts, etc, to their friends and associates, these are jobs for the boys.
eager beaver
What does "eager beaver" mean?
a person who is always eager to work or do something extra The woman is an eager beaver and will do very well in this company.

blood runs cold
What does "blood runs cold" mean?
one is terrified or horrifiedMy blood ran cold when I saw the poison spider on my bed.
one thing leads to another
What does "one thing leads to another" mean?
doing one thing or one event will set the stage for something elseOne thing led to another and suddenly it was too late to catch the bus home.
serve (someone`s) purpose
What does "serve (someone`s) purpose" mean?
to be useful to someone for a certain needThe small screwdriver should serve my purpose until I find the correct size.
with hat in hand
What does "with hat in hand" mean?
with humilityThe boy went to his father with hat in hand to ask to borrow some money.
jack up the price of (something)
What does "jack up the price of (something)" mean?
to make a price higher The steel company will jack up the price of steel at the beginning of the year.

drop around
What does "drop around" mean?
to come for a visit My friend plans to drop around for a visit tomorrow.

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