American Idioms and Expressions

Fall Out Of Use Idiom

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fall out of use
What does fall out of use mean?
to be no longer usedVideo recorders have fallen out of use recently.
fall out of use
What does fall out of use mean?
to be no longer used CD players have fallen out of use recently.


Some Random Idioms
take it slow
What does "take it slow" mean?
to move or go slowlyI always take it slow when it is snowing.
in Dutch (with someone)
What does "in Dutch (with someone)" mean?
in trouble with someoneThe boy was in Dutch with his father for breaking the window.
no smoke without fire
What does "no smoke without fire" mean?
if there are rumors or signs of something then there is probably a reason for the rumorsThere is no smoke without fire and the rumors of the political scandal suggested that it was partly true.
get a charley horse
What does "get a charley horse" mean?
to develop a cramp in the arm or the leg The swimmer got a charley horse while he was swimming.

in existence
What does "in existence" mean?
now existingThe company has been in existence for many years.
in short
What does "in short" mean?
stated briefly"In short, I have just explained how we are going to do the next project."
shitty
What does "shitty" mean?
coated with feces
keep pace (with someone or something)
What does "keep pace (with someone or something)" mean?
go as fast or go at the same rate as someone or somethingIt is difficult to keep pace with the other students but somehow I manage.
curdle (someone's) blood
What does "curdle (someone's) blood" mean?
to frighten someone The sight of the accident curdled my blood.

if the shoe fits wear it
What does "if the shoe fits wear it" mean?
if something that is said describes you then it is probably meant for youYou should not criticize someone for something that you do yourself. Remember that if the shoe fits wear it.

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