American Idioms and Expressions

As Long As 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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as long as
What does as long as mean?
provided that, on condition that"As long as you promise to be careful you can borrow my car."
as long as
What does as long as mean?
provided that, on condition that "As long as you promise to be very careful you can borrow my car."


Some Random Idioms
put ideas into (someone's) head
What does "put ideas into (someone's) head" mean?
to suggest something to someoneThe girl's best friend is always putting ideas into her head.
Spend like a sailor
What does "Spend like a sailor" mean?
Someone who spends their money wildly spends like a sailor.
greatest thing since sliced bread
What does "greatest thing since sliced bread" mean?
the greatest thing that there has ever been My mother believes that the microwave oven is the greatest thing since sliced bread.

skin-deep
What does "skin-deep" mean?
to be only on the surface, to not have any deep or honest meaningAlthough beauty is said to be only skin-deep many people care about it very much.
mark time (to music)
What does "mark time (to music)" mean?
move one`s feet up and down to musicHe was marking time to the music as he was driving his car.
fine-tooth/toothed comb
What does "fine-tooth/toothed comb" mean?
great care, careful attention so as not to miss anythingWe went over the room with a fine-tooth comb but we were unable to find the lost credit card.
boo-boo
What does "boo-boo" mean?
minor injury; cut; bruise; scrape (usually said by and to small children). Did you get a boo-boo on the playground?
gravy train
What does "gravy train" mean?
a job that gives one much money compared with what you doThe cleaning contract was a gravy train. We worked for 3 hours but we got paid for 8 hours.
jump
What does "jump" mean?
have sex with somebody
soul kiss
What does "soul kiss" mean?
French kiss
mad as a hornet
What does "mad as a hornet" mean?
very angryOur boss was mad as a hornet when we saw him at the meeting yesterday.
pray to the porcelain god
What does "pray to the porcelain god" mean?
vomit; throw up

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