American Idioms and Expressions

Make Friends Idiom

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make friends
What does make friends mean?
form friendships with people or animalsShe is shy and is not able to make friends easily.
make friends
What does make friends mean?
to form friendships with people or animals The girl is shy and is not able to make friends easily.


Some Random Idioms
eyeball-to-eyeball
What does "eyeball-to-eyeball" mean?
face to face I sat eyeball-to-eyeball with our boss during the meeting.

Sky is the limit
What does "Sky is the limit" mean?
When people say that the sky is the limit, they think that there are no limits to the possibilities something could have.
more than (someone) bargained for
What does "more than (someone) bargained for" mean?
more than one thought one would getThe problems caused by the dishonest employee were more than the company bargained for.
scumbag
What does "scumbag" mean?
disgusting, worthless person
armed and dangerous
What does "armed and dangerous" mean?
to have a weapon that may be used (usually by a suspected criminal)The criminal was armed and dangerous when the police arrested him.
make a silk purse out of a sow's ear
What does "make a silk purse out of a sow's ear" mean?
to create something of value from something of no value You cannot make a silk purse out of a sow's ear. There is no point in trying to teach that woman manners.

blue blood
What does "blue blood" mean?
the blood of a noble or wealthy or aristocratic family Many of the blue bloods of the town went to the opening of the opera.

got/have a thing going (with someone)
What does "got/have a thing going (with someone)" mean?
engaged in an activity with someone (in romance or business)The man has got a thing going with his neighbor.
Sight to behold
What does "Sight to behold" mean?
If something is a sight to behold, it means that seeing it is in some way special, either spectacularly beautiful or, equally, incredibly ugly or revolting, etc.
Talk nineteen to the dozen
What does "Talk nineteen to the dozen" mean?
If someone talks very quickly, they talk nineteen to the dozen.

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