American Idioms and Expressions

Call A Meeting Idiom

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call a meeting
What does call a meeting mean?
to request that a meeting be heldThe board of directors will call a meeting for next week.
call a meeting
What does call a meeting mean?
to request that a meeting be held The board of directors will call a meeting for next week.


Some Random Idioms
hard of hearing
What does "hard of hearing" mean?
unable to hear well, partially deaf My grandfather is hard of hearing.

above and beyond
What does "above and beyond" mean?
to be more than is required The work that the man did on our house was above and beyond what was required.

crack open a book
What does "crack open a book" mean?
to open a book to study I did not crack open a book during the weekend.

two-faced
What does "two-faced" mean?
disloyal, untrustworthyI think that our supervisor is two-faced and cannot be trusted.
eyes are bigger than one`s stomach
What does "eyes are bigger than one`s stomach" mean?
to take or want more food than you can eatThe man's eyes are bigger than his stomach. He will never finish all of the food that he took.
Go tell it to birds
What does "Go tell it to birds" mean?
This is used when someone says something that is not credible or is a lie.
chisel (someone) out of (something)
What does "chisel (someone) out of (something)" mean?
to cheat someone to get moneyMy friend tried to chisel his brother out of some money.
in dispute
What does "in dispute" mean?
something that is in disagreementMost parts of the agreement are not in dispute.
two's company, three's a crowd
What does "two's company, three's a crowd" mean?
two people (usually a couple on a date) are happier when nobody else is aroundMy friend wanted to come with my girlfriend and I but I told him that two's company and three's a crowd so he stayed home.

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