American Idioms and Expressions

Armed And Dangerous Idiom

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armed and dangerous
What does armed and dangerous mean?
to have a weapon that may be used (usually by a suspected criminal)The criminal was armed and dangerous when the police arrested him.
armed and dangerous
What does armed and dangerous mean?
to have a weapon that may be used (usually used for a criminal) The criminal was armed and dangerous when the police arrested him.


Some Random Idioms
(on the) cutting edge
What does "(on the) cutting edge" mean?
using the most recent technology. "The university's computer lab is (on the) cuttingedge. It hasall the latest hardware and software."
go out of fashion/style
What does "go out of fashion/style" mean?
to become unfashionableStriped pants have recently gone out of fashion.
you can't make an omelette without breaking the eggs
What does "you can't make an omelette without breaking the eggs" mean?
you cannot do something without causing some problems or having some effects "You can't make an omelette without breaking the eggs and if you want to change the work schedules, then you are going to cause problems."



wear the pants in one`s family
What does "wear the pants in one`s family" mean?
to be the boss of a family or householdThe woman wears the pants in her family and she is always telling her husband what to do.
chicken and egg situation
What does "chicken and egg situation" mean?
two things happen together and it is difficult to see which one of them caused the otherIt was a chicken and egg situation and it was difficult to know who caused the problems with the computer.
not know shit from shinola
What does "not know shit from shinola" mean?
not know anything useful
patsy
What does "patsy" mean?
victim; dupe; person easily taken advantage of
mind is in the gutter
What does "mind is in the gutter" mean?
someone is thinking or talking about a subject that offends and shocks peopleThe man's mind is often in the gutter and I do not like to talk to him.

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