American Idioms and Expressions

Make A Practice Of (something) Idiom

This database is a comprehensive collection of all the American idioms and slang available. American Idioms are many and varied. We hope you enjoy our collection. We are adding more all the time. .

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make a practice of (something)
What does make a practice of (something) mean?
turn something into a habitI make a practice of going to bed at 11:00 PM every evening.

Some Random Idioms
Every ass likes to hear himself bray
What does "Every ass likes to hear himself bray" mean?
This means that people like the sound of their own voice.
beemer
What does "beemer" mean?
BMW automobile. Nice beamer, how'd you afford it?
eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth
What does "eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth" mean?
a crime or injury should be paid back equallyThe athlete believed in an eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth and he attacked the player who had hurt him during the previous game.
take a spill
What does "take a spill" mean?
to have a fall, to tip overThe little boy took a spill when he was trying to learn how to ride his bicycle.
get out of bed on the wrong side
What does "get out of bed on the wrong side" mean?
to be in a bad moodI think that she got out of bed on the wrong side as she is not talking to anyone today.
on the one hand
What does "on the one hand" mean?
from one side of an issue, from one point of viewOn the one hand I like my supervisor but on the other hand sometimes I dislike her a lot.
stoned
What does "stoned" mean?
drunk; intoxicated

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