American Idioms and Expressions

Make Out Idiom

This database is a comprehensive collection of all the American idioms and slang available. American Idioms are many and varied. We hope you enjoy our collection. We are adding more all the time. .

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make out
What does make out mean?
to progress, to do well or not do well"How did you make out at your job interview yesterday?"
make out
What does make out mean?
to progress, to do well or not do well "How did you make out at your job interview yesterday?"


Some Random Idioms
split up
What does "split up" mean?
to separateThey seemed like a nice couple but they suddenly decided to split up last month.
gonzo
What does "gonzo" mean?
foolish or silly person
get lost!
What does "get lost!" mean?
go away"I wish he'd get lost and stop bothering me. Idon't want to talk to him!"
holy cats
What does "holy cats" mean?
used to express strong feelings of astonishment, pleasure or anger"Holy cats, the water is rising over the river bank."
Like a cat that got the cream
What does "Like a cat that got the cream" mean?
If someone looks very pleased with themselves and happy, they look like a cat that got the cream.
to be talked out
What does "to be talked out" mean?
to be tired of talking, to be unable to talk anymoreI was talked out and had little to say for the rest of the dinner party.
tapped
What does "tapped" mean?
tired; fatigued; exhausted
lace into (someone)
What does "lace into (someone)" mean?
attack or scold someoneThe mother laced into her child when he came home late from the movie.
A penny for your thoughts
What does "A penny for your thoughts" mean?
This idiom is used as a way of asking someone what they are thinking about.
keep the home fires burning
What does "keep the home fires burning" mean?
keep things going as usual while someone is away"Don`t worry about anything. I will stay home and keep the home fires burning while you are on your holiday."
a raw deal
What does "a raw deal" mean?
unfair treatmentThe man got a raw deal when he was forced to resign from his company.

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