American Idioms and Expressions

Clear The Air Idiom

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clear the air
What does clear the air mean?
to calm down and remove bad feelingsWe had a big argument but now it is time to clear the air.
clear the air
What does clear the air mean?
to calm down and remove bad feelings We tried to clear the air after our argument.

Some Random Idioms
have a foot in both camps
What does "have a foot in both camps" mean?
support each of two opposing groups of peopleThe mayor of the city has a foot in both camps of the opposing groups.
hate (someone's) guts
What does "hate (someone's) guts" mean?
to hate someone very much I think that my neighbor hates my guts. He will never say hello to me.

couch doctor
What does "couch doctor" mean?
a psychoanalyst who puts his patients on a couchThe man was sent to see a couch doctor because of his his problems at work.
neither fish nor fowl
What does "neither fish nor fowl" mean?
something that does not belong to a definite group/categoryI do not know what you should call the strange food. It is neither fish nor fowl.
All over the show
What does "All over the show" mean?
If something is all over the show, it's in a complete mess.An alternative to 'All over the shop'.
in the market for (something)
What does "in the market for (something)" mean?
wanting or ready to buy somethingI am in the market for a new computer as my old one is too slow.
APB
What does "APB" mean?
All Point's Bulletin - used by the police when looking for a criminal All Point's Bulletin - used by the police when looking for a criminalThe police put out an APB on the men who had robbed the bank.
blood on the carpet
What does "blood on the carpet" mean?
much trouble There was much blood on the carpet after the meeting.

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