American Idioms and Expressions

Make The Scene Idiom

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make the scene
What does make the scene mean?
be present, go to a certain place or eventHe decided to make the scene and go to the disco for the evening.
make the scene
What does make the scene mean?
to be present, to go to a certain place or event We decided to make the scene and go to the club for the evening.


Some Random Idioms
get into a stew about/over (someone or something)
What does "get into a stew about/over (someone or something)" mean?
to be worried or upset about someone or somethingMy mother is getting into a stew about my aunt not phoning.
come from nowhere
What does "come from nowhere" mean?
to come as a surprise and with no warning The truck came from nowhere as we were driving along the road.

in deep
What does "in deep" mean?
seriously mixed up in something like debt or troubleThe man is in deep because of debt and other problems.
an arm and a leg
What does "an arm and a leg" mean?
(to cost) a large amount of moneyHis new car cost him an arm and a leg.
get down to (something)
What does "get down to (something)" mean?
to get started to do something"Let`s get down to work so we can go home early."
let (someone) have it
What does "let (someone) have it" mean?
hit someone hard, scold someone angrilyHe let the other man have it when they had a fight on the bus.
in session
What does "in session" mean?
operating or functioning (used for a court) The court was in session when we arrived at the courthouse.

hooters
What does "hooters" mean?
a woman's breasts (jocular and offensive; used almost exclusively by men); name of a restaurant where the waitresses tend to have large breast and wear tight T-shirts. Get a load of her hooters.
hang on (someone's) coattails
What does "hang on (someone's) coattails" mean?
to have one's fortune or success depend on another person The man is hanging on the coattails of his successful boss.

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