American Idioms and Expressions

Make Oneself At Home Idiom

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make oneself at home
What does make oneself at home mean?
relax and act as if you were at homeShe always makes herself at home when she goes to visit her friends.
make oneself at home
What does make oneself at home mean?
to relax and act as if you are at home The woman always makes herself at home when she visits her friends.


Some Random Idioms
fall for (someone)
What does "fall for (someone)" mean?
fall in love with someone fall in love with someoneShe always seems to fall for the wrong person and is never happy.
run after (someone) or (something)
What does "run after (someone) or (something)" mean?
to chase someoneThe young boys were running after the small dog.
boat
What does "boat" mean?
very large shoe. Nice boats. You look like a clown.
hot pants
What does "hot pants" mean?
pants that make a woman look sexually appealing (usually tight)
wired
What does "wired" mean?
anxious; nervous; very alert
go cold turkey
What does "go cold turkey" mean?
to stop doing something (usually a bad habit) suddenlyI decided to go cold turkey and quit smoking.
settle (someone's) affairs
What does "settle (someone's) affairs" mean?
to deal with one's business matters, to manage the affairs of someone who cannot manage themIt was very difficult for my friend to settle his father's affairs after he passed away.
go off
What does "go off" mean?
to begin to ring or buzzThe fire alarm started to go off just as we entered the building.
get under (someone`s) skin
What does "get under (someone`s) skin" mean?
to bother or upset someoneThe woman always gets under my skin although I do not really know why.

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