American Idioms and Expressions

As Easy As Pie Idiom

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as easy as pie
What does as easy as pie mean?
: very easy."I thought you said this was a difficult problem. Itisn't. In fact, it's as easy as pie."

Some Random Idioms
If I had a nickel for every time
What does "If I had a nickel for every time" mean?
When someone uses this expression, they mean that the specific thing happens a lot. It is an abbreviation of the statement 'If I had a nickel for every time that happened, I would be rich'
leave (something) open
What does "leave (something) open" mean?
leave a date or time unscheduledI plan to leave next Wednesday open so that I can meet my friend for lunch.
sleazeball
What does "sleazeball" mean?
disgusting , repulsive person
time after time
What does "time after time" mean?
repeatedlyThe teacher told the student time after time to be careful with her spelling.
carry one's (own) weight
What does "carry one's (own) weight" mean?
to do one's share of something Everyone in the group had to carry his or her own weight during the project.

horny
What does "horny" mean?
sexually aroused; wanting sexual activity
give (someone) a dirty look
What does "give (someone) a dirty look" mean?
to frown or make an angry face at someoneI gave the woman a dirty look when she talked loudly on her cell phone.
get bent
What does "get bent" mean?
go away; drop dead (used to reject something or as a retort)
a house of cards
What does "a house of cards" mean?
something badly put together and easily knocked down, a poorly made plan/actionThe peace agreement between the two countries was like a house of cards and fell apart as soon as a minor problem occurred.
Bring to the table
What does "Bring to the table" mean?
If you bring something to the table, you make a contribution or an offer in a discussion or negotiation..

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