American Idioms and Expressions

Make Mischief Idiom

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make mischief
What does make mischief mean?
cause troubleThe young boy seemed to enjoy the fact that he could make mischief whenever he wanted.
make mischief
What does make mischief mean?
to cause trouble The young boy enjoyed the fact that he could make mischief whenever he wanted.


Some Random Idioms
with all one's heart and soul
What does "with all one's heart and soul" mean?
very sincerelyWith all his heart and soul, the young man wished his friend good luck on his new adventure.
a stranger to (someone or something or somewhere)
What does "a stranger to (someone or something or somewhere)" mean?
someone who is new and unknown to a person/place/thingThe man is a stranger to computers and does not know anything about them.
shake hands with (someone)
What does "shake hands with (someone)" mean?
to greet someone by taking his or her hand and shaking it The two men shook hands when they met for the first time.

Megaphone diplomacy
What does "Megaphone diplomacy" mean?
If negotiations between countries or parties are held through press releases and announcements, this is megaphone diplomacy, aiming to force the other party into adopting a desired position.
at last
What does "at last" mean?
finally, after a long timeI waited all morning for my friend's call but at last it came.
hundred to one chance/shot
What does "hundred to one chance/shot" mean?
a small chance that is not likely to bring successMy friend only has a hundred to one shot at getting the job that he has applied for.
right away
What does "right away" mean?
immediately"I forgot to bring my book but I will go home and get it right away."
bat a thousand
What does "bat a thousand" mean?
be successful in everything that you do be successful in everything that you doThe salesman was batting a thousand during his sales trip to Europe.
vid
What does "vid" mean?
video tape
setup
What does "setup" mean?
an arrangement, the details of a situationMy uncle has a very nice setup at his office.
out of town
What does "out of town" mean?
to be temporarily not in one's own townMy father has been out of town a lot this year.
Know your onions
What does "Know your onions" mean?
If someone is very well-informed about something, they know their onions.

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