American Idioms and Expressions

Make (something) To Order Idiom

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make (something) to order
What does make (something) to order mean?
make something only when someone requests itThe construction company must make many parts for their equipment to order.

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What can sorry do?
What does "What can sorry do?" mean?
This means that it is not enough to apologise.
on one's chest
What does "on one's chest" mean?
worrisome thoughts or feelings that one might need to share with someone elseI had a long talk with my friend last night because I had many problems on my chest.
Whole kit and caboodle
What does "Whole kit and caboodle" mean?
The whole kit and caboodle means 'everything' required or involved in something. ('Kaboodle' is an alternative spelling.)
have a good eye for (something)
What does "have a good eye for (something)" mean?
to be able to judge something correctly, to have good taste in something The woman has a good eye for color and her apartment is very beautiful.

take (something) with a grain of salt
What does "take (something) with a grain of salt" mean?
to not take something that someone has said seriously "You should take everything that the supervisor says with a grain of salt because he likes to exaggerate things."

as snug as a bug in a rug
What does "as snug as a bug in a rug" mean?
cozy and snug The children were as snug as a bug in a rug as they read a book in the big bed.

not touch (someone or something) with a ten-foot pole
What does "not touch (someone or something) with a ten-foot pole" mean?
to not want to be involved with someone or something under any circumstancesI would not touch that problem with a ten-foot pole.
square
What does "square" mean?
person who is old-fashioned, behaves well, and is traditional

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