American Idioms and Expressions

Of All The Nerve 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. .

ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
of all the nerve
What does of all the nerve mean?
How shocking!Of all the nerve for my friend to ask me for more money when she never repaid me what she had already borrowed.
of all the nerve
What does of all the nerve mean?
how shocking Of all the nerve for my friend to ask me for more money when she never repaid me what she had already borrowed.


Some Random Idioms
as hungry as a bear
What does "as hungry as a bear" mean?
very hungry I was as hungry as a bear when I arrived home from work.

all at once
What does "all at once" mean?
suddenly, without warning All at once the fire alarm rang and we had to leave the building.
make money hand over fist
What does "make money hand over fist" mean?
to make a lot of moneyThe small ice cream shop has been making money hand over fist since it first opened.
in the long run
What does "in the long run" mean?
over a long period of time The company has been losing money recently but in the long run they should make a profit.

set up (something)
What does "set up (something)" mean?
to establish something, to provide the money for somethingThe newspaper company provided the money to set up the new travel magazine.
down the hatch
What does "down the hatch" mean?
swallow something (used for a drink) My drink was down the hatch before I could order another one.

crack up
What does "crack up" mean?
to burst into laughterI cracked up when the man started talking about the incident with the taxi driver.
out cold
What does "out cold" mean?
to be unconscious, to have faintedThe patient was out cold when the nurse went into his room to check on him.
hit the books
What does "hit the books" mean?
begin to study hardAfter playing all weekend I had to hit the books on Sunday evening.
bring (something) off
What does "bring (something) off" mean?
to make something happenThe students tried hard to bring off a successful dance to collect money for their club.

Search

Searching for?
 


Valid HTML 4.01 Transitional Valid HTML 4.01 Transitional Valid HTML 4.01 Transitional Valid HTML 4.01 Transitional