American Idioms and Expressions

Make An Impression (on Someone) Idiom

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make an impression (on someone)
What does make an impression (on someone) mean?
produce a memorable effect on someoneThe elderly man made an impression on me and I was very sad when I heard that he had died.

Some Random Idioms
broke
What does "broke" mean?
without money.A: "Can you lend me 10 dollars?"B: "I'm afraid not. I'm broke."
livin' large
What does "livin' large" mean?
idiom. wealthy; rich. He's livin' large since his song went gold.
arm in arm
What does "arm in arm" mean?
to be linked together by the armsThe young girls walked arm in arm to school.
find one's feet
What does "find one's feet" mean?
to become used to a new situation or experience My uncle is finally finding his feet in his new job.

wet behind the ears
What does "wet behind the ears" mean?
inexperienced and naive. "Don't include Fred as part of the bargaining team.He's just started working here and is still too wet behind the ears."
lose weight
What does "lose weight" mean?
to decrease one's weightI want to lose weight so I have stopped eating sweets.
as well as
What does "as well as" mean?
in addition to"Please bring your swimming suit as well as your towel."
straight from the horse`s mouth
What does "straight from the horse`s mouth" mean?
directly from the person who said something, directly from a dependable source I heard it straight from the horse`s mouth that our supervisor will be leaving the company next week.

go into (something) with one's eyes (wide) open
What does "go into (something) with one's eyes (wide) open" mean?
to do something or make a choice knowing the problems that are involved and having all the necessary informationThe city went into the construction contract with their eyes wide open.

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