American Idioms and Expressions

Make No Difference To (someone) Idiom

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make no difference to (someone)
What does make no difference to (someone) mean?
not to matter to someone, not to care (about something)It makes no difference to me if we go to the movie on Friday or on Saturday.

Some Random Idioms
a snow job
What does "a snow job" mean?
insincere or exaggerated talk designed to gain the favors of someoneHis presentation at the meeting was a snow job.
crock
What does "crock" mean?
a collection of lies, deception, or misleading information
strings attached
What does "strings attached" mean?
obligations, restraining conditionsMy friend was able to borrow the money for the furniture with no strings attached.
in spite of
What does "in spite of" mean?
in opposition to, despiteIn spite of the terrible weather we went to the beach for a picnic.
a risk of rain/showers/thunderstorms
What does "a risk of rain/showers/thunderstorms" mean?
a chance of rain/showers/thunderstormsThere was a risk of showers so we decided not to go on a picnic today.
a fool and his money are soon parted
What does "a fool and his money are soon parted" mean?
if a person acts unwisely with money he or she will soon lose itA fool and his money are soon parted and when the young man got the money from his father he soon spent it.
doofus
What does "doofus" mean?
jerk; twit; oaf
a cut-and-dried (case/decision)
What does "a cut-and-dried (case/decision)" mean?
fixed, determined beforehand The case was cut-and-dried and it ended in less than one hour.

be out
What does "be out" mean?
to be away from one's work or home My friend was out so I could not visit him.

kiss and make up
What does "kiss and make up" mean?
forgive someone and be friends againI want to kiss and make up with my friend after our argument.
if the shoe fits, wear it
What does "if the shoe fits, wear it" mean?
if something that is said describes you then it probably is meant for you as wellHe was complaining that many workers at his company were lazy. However, his friend looked at him and said that if the shoe fits, wear it.
that's the way the cookie crumbles
What does "that's the way the cookie crumbles" mean?
that's life, those things happen That's the way the cookie crumbles, I thought when I learned that I would not get the new job.

figure on (something)
What does "figure on (something)" mean?
to depend on something, to be sure about something You can figure on many people coming to the party next week.

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