American Idioms and Expressions

All Night Long 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 night long
What does all night long mean?
throughout the whole nightWe could hear the people next door talking all night long.
all night long
What does all night long mean?
throughout the whole night We could hear the people next door talking all night long.


Some Random Idioms
What have you been up to?
What does "What have you been up to?" mean?
What have you been doing?"What have you been up to?", I asked my sister when I saw her.
white lie
What does "white lie" mean?
a harmless or small lie told to be polite or to avoid hurting someone's feelings I told my supervisor a white lie yesterday and said that I was sick when actually I was not.

under fire
What does "under fire" mean?
being shot at or attacked, under (verbal) attackThe owner of the company is under fire for not paying his employees a fair salary.
quant
What does "quant" mean?
financial analyst who uses quantitative techniques
ebb and flow
What does "ebb and flow" mean?
the decrease and increase of something like the tideThe ebb and flow of the singer's popularity was always a topic of conversation.
jerk off
What does "jerk off" mean?
masturbate (men only)
do (something) like it is going out of fashion/style
What does "do (something) like it is going out of fashion/style" mean?
to use/buy/eat much or too much of something My friend is spending money like it is going out of fashion.

clean out (something) or clean (something) out
What does "clean out (something) or clean (something) out" mean?
to empty something, to tidy something by removing something We spent the day trying to clean out our garage.

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