American Idioms and Expressions

Make One`s Blood Boil Idiom

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make one`s blood boil
What does make one`s blood boil mean?
become very angryEvery time that I see that man he makes my blood boil.

Some Random Idioms
damn it to all hell
What does "damn it to all hell" mean?
idiom. oh no; oh dear; uh-ho (a strong expression of surprise or frustration). Aw, damn it to all hell. My car was stolen.
Monday morning blues
What does "Monday morning blues" mean?
depressed feeling associated with the return to work on Monday after the weekend
head-on
What does "head-on" mean?
with the head or front pointing at something, with the front facing somethingThere was a head-on car crash last night near our house.
fall into the wrong hands
What does "fall into the wrong hands" mean?
something secret or dangerous is discovered by someone who may use it in a way that harms people The government does not want the new weapons to fall into the wrong hands.

come in a close second
What does "come in a close second" mean?
to almost be chosen first for something The politician came in a close second in the election.

sleep like a log/baby
What does "sleep like a log/baby" mean?
to sleep very soundlyI slept like a log last night.
up to par
What does "up to par" mean?
at an expected or usual level or quality (par in golf is the usual number of strokes used to get around a golf course) at an expected or usual level or quality (par in golf is the usual number of strokes used to get around a golf course)The product was not up to par and was sent back to the factory for further improvement.
walk hand-in-hand (with someone)
What does "walk hand-in-hand (with someone)" mean?
to walk while holding hands with someone The couple walked hand-to-hand down the street.

quote a price
What does "quote a price" mean?
to say in advance how much something will costI asked the salesman to quote a price for the new product.
BAK
What does "BAK" mean?
back at keyboard

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