American Idioms and Expressions

Make Merry Idiom

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make merry
What does make merry mean?
have fun, laugh and celebrateWe decided to go to a nice restaurant and make merry for the evening.
make merry
What does make merry mean?
to have fun, to laugh and celebrate We decided to go to a nice restaurant and make merry for the evening.


Some Random Idioms
think nothing of (something)
What does "think nothing of (something)" mean?
to not worry or be concerned about somethingWhen my friend goes out he thinks nothing of spending most of his money at one time.
ding-dong
What does "ding-dong" mean?
dumb person (male or female)
shit on
What does "shit on" mean?
treat somebody poorly
to hush up
What does "to hush up" mean?
keep news of something from getting out, prevent people from knowing about somethingThe government tried to hush up the bad economic news but the media soon discovered the facts.
fit (someone) into a schedule
What does "fit (someone) into a schedule" mean?
to be able to enter someone into a schedule and have the time to see him or her The doctor was not able to fit me into her schedule.

melt in one`s mouth
What does "melt in one`s mouth" mean?
to taste very good, to be very tender (for meat)The pasta served at the new restaurant melted in our mouths.
ballsy
What does "ballsy" mean?
daring; courageous. That was a ballsy maneuver. I'm surprised you tried it.
chotchke
What does "chotchke" mean?
small item; trinket
patch up (something)
What does "patch up (something)" mean?
to fix somethingI have been trying to patch up my differences with my friend for many months.
to show cause
What does "to show cause" mean?
to give a reason or explanation for somethingThe lawyer was asked to show cause as to why the man was guilty of the crime.
What can I say?
What does "What can I say?" mean?
I am at a loss for words"What can I say? I made a mistake and I'm sorry."

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