American Idioms and Expressions

Make Up One's Mind Idiom

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make up one's mind
What does make up one's mind mean?
decide what to do.A: Where are you going on your vacation?B: Maybe Canada, maybe Mexico. I can't make up my mind."

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green
What does "green" mean?
to be inexperienced or immatureThe new employee is green and does not know his job very well.
clear the air
What does "clear the air" mean?
to calm down and remove bad feelingsWe had a big argument but now it is time to clear the air.
apple of (someone`s) eye
What does "apple of (someone`s) eye" mean?
to be someone`s favoriteHis youngest daughter is the apple of his eye.
break the bank
What does "break the bank" mean?
to win all the money at a casino gambling table, to use all of one's moneyThe man broke the bank at the casino and walked away with a lot of money.
barge in on (someone or something)
What does "barge in on (someone or something)" mean?
to interrupt someone or something, to intrude on someone or somethingMy sister often barges in on me when I am with my friends.
stab (someone) in the back
What does "stab (someone) in the back" mean?
to betray someone My friend stabbed me in the back although I helped him find a job.

to the bone
What does "to the bone" mean?
entirely, to the coreHe was wet to the bone after staying out in the rain for two hours.
open up a can of worms
What does "open up a can of worms" mean?
to create unnecessary complications or problemsThe company opened up a can of worms when they decided to talk about the union contract.

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