American Idioms and Expressions

Make An Appearance Idiom

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make an appearance
What does make an appearance mean?
appear somewhere, appear in a performanceThe famous actor made an appearance at the party for the politician.
make an appearance
What does make an appearance mean?
to appear somewhere, to appear in a performance The famous actor made an appearance at the party.


Some Random Idioms
flaky
What does "flaky" mean?
spacey; absentminded; unreliable
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 seriouslyYou can take everything that our teacher says with a grain of salt.
commit (something) to memory
What does "commit (something) to memory" mean?
to memorize something I worked hard to commit the names to memory.

crash
What does "crash" mean?
spend the night somewhere. I crashed at my friend's place because I didn't feel like driving home.
heart-to-heart
What does "heart-to-heart" mean?
honest or intimateThe couple had a heart-to-heart talk before they decided to get married.
get into the swing of things
What does "get into the swing of things" mean?
to adapt to a new environment or situationMy friend got into the swing of things after the party started.
AM
What does "AM" mean?
Amplitude Modulation - a type of radio frequency Amplitude Modulation - a type of radio frequencyWe don't listen to AM radio much because we don't like the songs that they play.
on the level
What does "on the level" mean?
to be honestThe man was on the level with me when he told me about my job possibilities.
That makes two of us.
What does "That makes two of us." mean?
The same thing is true for me."I do not want to go to the meeting."
Sound as a bell
What does "Sound as a bell" mean?
If something or someone is as sound as a bell, they are very healthy or in very good condition.

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