American Idioms and Expressions

Chicken Feed Idiom

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chicken feed
What does chicken feed mean?
a small amount of moneyThe man sold his car for chicken feed because he needed the money.
chicken feed
What does chicken feed mean?
a small sum of moneyThe money that I spent last night was chicken feed and I am not worried about it at all.
chicken feed
What does chicken feed mean?
a small amount of moneyThe amount of money that I paid for the used car was chicken feed.
chicken feed
What does chicken feed mean?
a small sum of money The amount of money that I spent last night was chicken feed and I am not worried about it at all.

chicken feed
What does chicken feed mean?
a small amount of money The man sold his car for chicken feed.

chicken feed
What does chicken feed mean?
a small amount of money The amount of money that I paid for the used car was chicken feed.

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at the drop of a hat
What does "at the drop of a hat" mean?
immediately and without any pressureMy friends are willing to help me at the drop of a hat.
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What does "straight" mean?
undiluted alcoholic drink
to put it mildly
What does "to put it mildly" mean?
to understate something, to say something politelyTo put it mildly the food at the restaurant was some of the worst that I have ever tasted.
by the skin of one`s teeth
What does "by the skin of one`s teeth" mean?
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hot
What does "hot" mean?
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kingpin
What does "kingpin" mean?
leader of a criminal gang
TLA
What does "TLA" mean?
three-letter acronym
Dog's dinner
What does "Dog's dinner" mean?
Something that is a dog's dinner is a real mess.
landslide victory
What does "landslide victory" mean?
a very substantial victory (usually in an election)My favorite candidate won a landslide victory in the election.
watch over (someone or something)
What does "watch over (someone or something)" mean?
monitor or guard (someone or something)I watched over the class while the teacher went to a meeting.
get (someone`s) goat
What does "get (someone`s) goat" mean?
to irritate someoneMy friend is always getting my goat and I am tired of him.
cut and run
What does "cut and run" mean?
to leave as quickly as possible We cut and run as soon as we finished delivering the goods.

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