American Idioms and Expressions

Arm In Arm Idiom

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arm in arm
What does arm in arm mean?
to be linked together by the armsThe young girls walked arm in arm to school.
arm in arm
What does arm in arm mean?
linked together by the armsThe couple walked along the beach arm in arm.
arm in arm
What does arm in arm mean?
to be joined together by the arms The young girls walked to school arm in arm.

arm in arm
What does arm in arm mean?
linked together by the arms The couple walked along the beach arm in arm.


Some Random Idioms
fit the mold
What does "fit the mold" mean?
to do what you expect, to do what is considered usual (usually used in the negative - does not fit the mold) Our teacher does not fit the mold of someone who volunteers to help homeless people every Saturday.
fall through
What does "fall through" mean?
to fail, to not happen My plan to go abroad fell through when my father refused to lend me some money.

boo-boo
What does "boo-boo" mean?
error; mistake
offensive weapon
What does "offensive weapon" mean?
any weapon capable of being used to cause physical injury or harmThe young man with the knife was charged with carrying an offensive weapon.
Plain as the nose on your face
What does "Plain as the nose on your face" mean?
If something is as plain as the nose on your face, it is very clear and obvious.
Game on
What does "Game on" mean?
When someone says 'Game on!', it means that they are accepting a challenge or ready to get something done.
can't do anything about (someone or something)
What does "can't do anything about (someone or something)" mean?
to be unable to manage or control someone or something I cannot do anything about the noise in our office.

walk out
What does "walk out" mean?
go on strikeMore than half of the workers at the factory decided to walk out on strike this morning.
it is darkest before the dawn
What does "it is darkest before the dawn" mean?
the worst or more dangerous situation will occur just before a problem is resolved the worst or more dangerous situation will occur just before a problem is resolvedThe economic situation was terrible and just as it is darkest before the dawn things became worse before they began to improve.
shake off (someone or something)
What does "shake off (someone or something)" mean?
to get rid of someone or something that is bothering youI was able to shake off my cold after a weekend of resting in bed.
make a check out to (someone)
What does "make a check out to (someone)" mean?
to write a check with someone's name on itI made a check out to the man who repaired my bathroom.

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