American Idioms and Expressions

At It Again Idiom

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at it again
What does at it again mean?
to be doing something againThe two boys were at it again and we could hear them fighting.
at it again
What does at it again mean?
to be doing something again The two boys were at it again. We could hear them fighting.


Some Random Idioms
look down one`s nose at (someone)
What does "look down one`s nose at (someone)" mean?
to look at someone with contempt or dislike, to feel that you are better than someone elseThe girl looks down her nose at people who she thinks are not as smart as she is.
to horse trade
What does "to horse trade" mean?
to make a business agreement after hard negotiationsWe had to horse trade but we were finally able to reach an agreement to buy the antique car.
screw around
What does "screw around" mean?
waste time; do something unproductive or futile
Quiet as a cat
What does "Quiet as a cat" mean?
If somebody is as quiet as a cat they make as little noise as possible and try to be unnoticeable.
cry wolf
What does "cry wolf" mean?
to warn of danger that is not thereThe man has been crying wolf for many years and now nobody believes him.
shipping and handling
What does "shipping and handling" mean?
the costs of handling a product and transporting itThe cost of shipping and handling for some goods that are bought over the Internet are very high.
no wonder
What does "no wonder" mean?
not surprisingNo wonder he is so tired after staying up all night.
Hit rock bottom
What does "Hit rock bottom" mean?
When someone hits rock bottom, they reach a point in life where things could not get any worse.
rake in the money
What does "rake in the money" mean?
to make a lot of moneyMy cousin's new pizza franchise has been raking in the money since it opened.

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