American Idioms and Expressions

Make A Reservation Idiom

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make a reservation
What does make a reservation mean?
reserve a seat in an airplane/restaurant etc. in advanceI phoned the airline last night so that I could make a reservation.
make a reservation
What does make a reservation mean?
to reserve a seat in an airplane or restaurant etc. I phoned the airline last night so that I could make a reservation.


Some Random Idioms
give or take (a certain amount of something)
What does "give or take (a certain amount of something)" mean?
plus or minus a small amountI think that the man is about 45 years old give or take five years.
stark raving mad
What does "stark raving mad" mean?
to be completely crazyThe woman who lives next door is stark raving mad.
tapped out
What does "tapped out" mean?
broke; having no money
F-ing
What does "F-ing" mean?
fucking
fucking A
What does "fucking A" mean?
a strong expression of satisfaction or delight. A raise!? Fucking A!
Toe the line
What does "Toe the line" mean?
Follow the group, don't disagree, do what others are doing.Your lifestyle has gone on for too long. It is time for you to toe the line - get a wife, a job, some kids, and be miserable just like everyone else.
Many mistakenly think the phrase is "tow the line", thus obscuring the meaning.
This term comes from military line-ups for inspection. Soldiers are expected to line up, that is put their toes on a line, and submit to the inspection.
something about (someone or something)
What does "something about (someone or something)" mean?
something strange/special/curious about someone or somethingThere is something about the woman that is very strange.
first daddy
What does "first daddy" mean?
first sergeant
in short
What does "in short" mean?
stated briefly"In short, I have just explained how we are going to do the next project."
behind schedule
What does "behind schedule" mean?
to fail to do something by the time on the scheduleThe trains were behind schedule because of the accident early in the morning.

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