American Idioms and Expressions

All The Rage Idiom

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all the rage
What does all the rage mean?
to be in current fashionThe new sneakers were all the rage during the summer.
all the rage
What does all the rage mean?
to be in current fashion The new sneakers were all the rage during the summer.


Some Random Idioms
outside of (something)
What does "outside of (something)" mean?
other than something, except for somethingOutside of the weather our vacation was quite enjoyable.
put off (something)
What does "put off (something)" mean?
to postpone/delay somethingThey put off the game because of the rain.
build a fire under (someone)
What does "build a fire under (someone)" mean?
to stimulate someone to do somethingWe keep trying to build a fire under our friend but he refuses to study or look for a job.
change hands
What does "change hands" mean?
to be transferred from one person to anotherThe small business changed hands many times during the last several years.
kawabunga
What does "kawabunga" mean?
yeah; horray; yippee (an expression of excitement or enthusiasm, popularized in the TV series "The Simpsons")
have a good mind to (do something)
What does "have a good mind to (do something)" mean?
be tempted to do somethingI have a good mind to tell my friend that I will not lend him any money.
Brain surgery
What does "Brain surgery" mean?
If something is not brain surgery, it isn't very complicated or difficult to understand or master.

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