American Idioms and Expressions

As Yet Idiom

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as yet
What does as yet mean?
until now, up to the presentAs yet, our secretary has not told us about her plans to leave the company.
as yet
What does as yet mean?
until now, up to the present As yet, our secretary has not talked about her plans to leave the company.


Some Random Idioms
Step on someone's toes
What does "Step on someone's toes" mean?
If you step on someone's toes, you upset them, especially if you do something that they should be in charge of.
jack
What does "jack" mean?
steal a car with a driver or passenger in it. My car got jacked but at least I'm all right.
tunes
What does "tunes" mean?
music; records; CDs
bet one`s bottom dollar
What does "bet one`s bottom dollar" mean?
to bet all that one has on something because you are sure that you will winI would bet my bottom dollar that the accounting manager will be late again today.
make merry
What does "make merry" mean?
have fun, laugh and celebrateWe decided to go to a nice restaurant and make merry for the evening.
mope around
What does "mope around" mean?
act sadly and slowly
have (something) up one`s sleeve
What does "have (something) up one`s sleeve" mean?
to have a secret plan or solution for something, to be ready for a time when something is neededI do not know what my friend has up his sleeve but I am sure that he is planning to say something at the meeting.
have the devil to pay
What does "have the devil to pay" mean?
have a great deal of troubleI will have the devil to pay if I don't return home before dark.
all over the place
What does "all over the place" mean?
everywhereWe travelled all over the place on our holiday.
make oneself heard
What does "make oneself heard" mean?
to speak loudly so that you can be heardThe speaker tried very hard in order to make himself heard.

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