American Idioms and Expressions

Chilled To The Bone Idiom

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chilled to the bone
What does chilled to the bone mean?
very coldI was chilled to the bone when I came in out of the rain.
chilled to the bone
What does chilled to the bone mean?
very coldI was chilled to the bone when I came out of the cold lake.
chilled to the bone
What does chilled to the bone mean?
very cold I was chilled to the bone after swimming in the cold lake.

chilled to the bone
What does chilled to the bone mean?
very cold I was chilled to the bone when I came in from the rain.


Some Random Idioms
a known quantity
What does "a known quantity" mean?
someone or something that is known and understoodThe new employee is a known quantity in our office because he worked here before.
stumble into (somewhere)
What does "stumble into (somewhere)" mean?
to enter a place by stumblingI stumbled into my bedroom and went to bed.
just about
What does "just about" mean?
nearly, almostI waited just about one hour before the concert started.
dead set against (something)
What does "dead set against (something)" mean?
to be determined not to do something The parents are dead set against their son going to Europe for a year.

a bird in the hand is worth two in the bush
What does "a bird in the hand is worth two in the bush" mean?
something that is certain is better than something that is not certain"You should keep the prize money and not try to win more. Remember that a bird in the hand is worth two in the bush."
Catch as catch can
What does "Catch as catch can" mean?
This means that people should try to get something any way they can.
after the fact
What does "after the fact" mean?
after something has happened The man said that he was sorry but it was after the fact. He had already caused many problems.
dig one's own grave
What does "dig one's own grave" mean?
to be responsible for one's own problems The woman dug her own grave when she fought with her boss. Now she is having many problems at work.

bugger
What does "bugger" mean?
contemplible, unappealing person
dry up
What does "dry up" mean?
to become dry, to be depleted The river began to dry up early in the summer.
The money for the project has dried up.

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