American Idioms and Expressions

Make Hay While The Sun Shines Idiom

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make hay while the sun shines
What does make hay while the sun shines mean?
do something at the right time, take advantage of an opportunityYou should make hay while the sun shines and paint the house while the weather is good.
make hay while the sun shines
What does make hay while the sun shines mean?
to take advantage of opportunities and good conditions while you canWe wanted to make hay while the sun shines so we tried to finish the outside work while the weather was good.
make hay while the sun shines
What does make hay while the sun shines mean?
to do something at the right time, to take advantage of an opportunity We will make hay while the sun shines and paint the house while the weather is good.


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early bird
What does "early bird" mean?
a person who gets up early or arrives early for somethingMy sister is an early bird and gets up very early every morning.
go through changes
What does "go through changes" mean?
to be involved in changing circumstancesThe woman has gone through many changes since recently.
as plain as the nose on one's face
What does "as plain as the nose on one's face" mean?
clearly evident, obvious The explanation for the problem was as plain as the nose on my face.

Up a river without a paddle
What does "Up a river without a paddle" mean?
If you up a river without a paddle, you are in an unfortunate situation, unprepared and with none of the resources to remedy the matter.
spaz
What does "spaz" mean?
idiot; twit; person who overreacts
throw oneself at (someone's) feet
What does "throw oneself at (someone's) feet" mean?
to behave in a very humble mannerI threw myself at my friend's feet and asked for forgiveness for the problems that I had caused.
delish
What does "delish" mean?
delicious (abbreviated form)
out of style
What does "out of style" mean?
not fashionable The style of jeans that my friend likes to wear have been out of style for a long time now.

on the block
What does "on the block" mean?
to be for saleOur house has been on the block for over a month now.
pull one's (own) weight
What does "pull one's (own) weight" mean?
to do one's share of something The woman at the bank will not pull her own weight so nobody likes her.

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