American Idioms and Expressions

Cheek By Jowl Idiom

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cheek by jowl
What does cheek by jowl mean?
side by side, in close intimacyThe fans entered the stadium cheek by jowl.
cheek by jowl
What does cheek by jowl mean?
side by side, close togetherThe boxes were placed in the room cheek by jowl and nothing else could fit in.
cheek by jowl
What does cheek by jowl mean?
side by side, in close intimacy The fans entered the stadium cheek by jowl.

cheek by jowl
What does cheek by jowl mean?
side by side, close together The boxes were placed in the room cheek by jowl and there was no room for anything else.


Some Random Idioms
keep one's finger's crossed
What does "keep one's finger's crossed" mean?
to wish for good luck"I will keep my fingers crossed that you are able to get the new job that you have applied for."
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.
at home
What does "at home" mean?
to be in one`s house"I`m sorry but I left my money at home. Can you lend me some money?"
mickey mouse
What does "mickey mouse" mean?
nonsense; rubbish; foolish talk or ideas
count noses
What does "count noses" mean?
to count people The teacher stopped to count noses before the students got on the bus.

ass
What does "ass" mean?
a worthless, descpicable person. You're such an ass; I never want to see you again.
ride herd on (someone)
What does "ride herd on (someone)" mean?
to watch closely and strictly supervise someone (as a cowboy would supervise a herd of cattle) The manager has been riding herd on his employees so that they can finish the job quickly.

fraught with danger
What does "fraught with danger" mean?
to be full of something dangerous and unpleasant The mountain adventure was fraught with danger.

Into each life some rain must fall
What does "Into each life some rain must fall" mean?
This means that bad or unfortunate things will happen to everyone at some time.
go jump in a lake
What does "go jump in a lake" mean?
idiom. leave; get out; go away. Go jump in a lake. No one wants you here.

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