American Idioms and Expressions

Make A Pitch (for Someone Or Something) Idiom

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make a pitch (for someone or something)
What does make a pitch (for someone or something) mean?
attempt to promote/sell/advance someone or somethingThe city made a pitch for more money from other levels of government to help build a new sports stadium.

Some Random Idioms
off to a running start
What does "off to a running start" mean?
to have a good and fast beginningWe were off to a running start with our preparations for the autumn festival.
beerbong
What does "beerbong" mean?
a can of beer, usually large, set up to be drunk in one go
at least
What does "at least" mean?
no less than There were at least 60,000 people in the stadium.

end up (doing something or going somewhere)
What does "end up (doing something or going somewhere)" mean?
to do something that one had not planned to do, to go somewhere one had not planned to goWe ended up going to a restaurant after the movie last night.
(no) skin off (someone`s) nose/teeth
What does "(no) skin off (someone`s) nose/teeth" mean?
to be of no interest/concern/trouble to someoneIt is no skin off my nose as to whether or not I go to the party.
Dear John letter
What does "Dear John letter" mean?
A letter written by a partner explaining why they are ending the relationship is a Dear John letter.
Grey matter
What does "Grey matter" mean?
Grey/gray matter is the human brain.
as black as pitch
What does "as black as pitch" mean?
very blackMy face was as black as pitch after cleaning the stove all morning.
get a kick out of (someone or something)
What does "get a kick out of (someone or something)" mean?
to enjoy someone or somethingMy father got a kick out of seeing his old school friend.

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