American Idioms and Expressions

All In Idiom

This database is a comprehensive collection of all the American idioms and slang available. American Idioms are many and varied. We hope you enjoy our collection. We are adding more all the time. .

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all in
What does all in mean?
to be tired, to be exhaustedI am all in and will go to bed early tonight.
all in
What does all in mean?
to be tired, to be exhausted I am all in and will go to bed early tonight.


Some Random Idioms
brainwash (someone)
What does "brainwash (someone)" mean?
to make someone believe something that is not true by repeating it again and againThe people were brainwashed into thinking exactly what their leader wanted them to think.
Broad strokes
What does "Broad strokes" mean?
If something is described or defined with broad stokes, then only an outline is given, without fine details.
for all intents and purposes
What does "for all intents and purposes" mean?
practically speaking For all intents and purposes, the meeting was finished and everybody went home.

nod off
What does "nod off" mean?
to fall asleep (usually while sitting or driving etc.)I nodded off last night while I was watching television.
Hedge your bets
What does "Hedge your bets" mean?
If you hedge your bets, you don't risk everything on one opportunity, but try more than one thing.
run away with (someone)
What does "run away with (someone)" mean?
to take hold of someoneTheir imagination ran away with the boys when they went to the circus and then decided that they wanted to join the circus.

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