American Idioms and Expressions

On Campus 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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on campus
What does on campus mean?
to be on the grounds of a college or universityWe often go to a small coffee shop on campus after our classes.
on campus
What does on campus mean?
located on the grounds of a college or universityThere was a small bank on campus which many of the students used.
on campus
What does on campus mean?
located on the grounds of a college or university There was a bank on campus which many of the students used.

on campus
What does on campus mean?
on the grounds of a college or university We often go to a small coffee shop on campus after our classes.


Some Random Idioms
not for all the tea in China
What does "not for all the tea in China" mean?
not for anything I will not for all the tea in China lend my friend more money.

tear off
What does "tear off" mean?
to leave or depart in a great hurryThe boy suddenly decided to tear off when school was over.
chicken feed
What does "chicken feed" mean?
a small amount of moneyThe amount of money that I paid for the used car was chicken feed.
heart and soul
What does "heart and soul" mean?
the core or total personThe girl loved her boyfriend heart and soul.
palm (something) off on (someone)
What does "palm (something) off on (someone)" mean?
to deceive someone by a trick or a lie, to sell or give something by trickingThe man palmed off his old television set as one that was new and reliable.
on land
What does "on land" mean?
on the land, on the soil, not at seaThe old sailor was never very comfortable when he was on land.
once upon a time
What does "once upon a time" mean?
far in the pastOnce upon a time a beautiful princess lived in a castle in a small town.
call the shots
What does "call the shots" mean?
control something, make the rules (from calling the shots in billiards/pool) control something, make the rules (from calling the shots in billiards/pool)My friend has been calling the shots in his company for several years now.
ass
What does "ass" mean?
a person (used in reference to the entire person). Get your ass in here right now.

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