American Idioms and Expressions

Cast One's Lot In With (someone) Idiom

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cast one's lot in with (someone)
What does cast one's lot in with (someone) mean?
to join with someone and accept whatever happensThe woman cast her lot in with the company and worked hard to keep the business going.

Some Random Idioms
true love
What does "true love" mean?
a genuine feeling of romantic love a genuine feeling of romantic loveIt seemed like true love until we began to fight all of the time.
Get on your soapbox
What does "Get on your soapbox" mean?
If someone on their soapbox, they hold forth (talk a lot) about a subject they feel strongly about.
good on ya, mate
What does "good on ya, mate" mean?
idiom. well done; nicely done
drop names
What does "drop names" mean?
to mention the names of famous people as if they were your friends Nobody likes the girl because she is always dropping names when she meets her friends.

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Make your hair stand on end
What does "Make your hair stand on end" mean?
If something makes your hair stand on end, it terrifies you.
know a trick or two
What does "know a trick or two" mean?
to know a special way to deal with a problemMy father knows a trick or two about making model boats.
birds and the bees
What does "birds and the bees" mean?
the facts about sex and birth and life, the facts of life The boy learned about the birds and the bees in his health education class at school.

dine out
What does "dine out" mean?
to eat a meal at a restaurant I love to dine out at good restaurants.


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