American Idioms and Expressions

On Cloud Nine Idiom

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on cloud nine
What does on cloud nine mean?
to be very happyShe has been on cloud nine since she decided to get married last month.
on cloud nine
What does on cloud nine mean?
very happy about somethingMy sister has been on cloud nine since she won the money in the contest.
on cloud nine
What does on cloud nine mean?
very happy about something My sister has been on cloud nine since she won the money in the contest.

on cloud nine
What does on cloud nine mean?
very happy The woman has been on cloud nine since she decided to get married.


Some Random Idioms
follow the crowd
What does "follow the crowd" mean?
to do what everyone else is doingMost of the high school students like to follow the crowd.
poppers
What does "poppers" mean?
amyl nitrite
Daft as a brush
What does "Daft as a brush" mean?
(UK) Someone who is daft as a brush is rather stupid.
a fine kettle of fish
What does "a fine kettle of fish" mean?
a situation that is not satisfactory, a mess "This is a fine kettle of fish. I am going to be late for the meeting."

have rocks in one`s head
What does "have rocks in one`s head" mean?
be stupid, not have good judgementShe has rocks in her head. She should never have bought that old car.
as silly as a goose
What does "as silly as a goose" mean?
very foolish, very sillyMy aunt acted as silly as a goose last evening.
make arrangements for (someone or something)
What does "make arrangements for (someone or something)" mean?
make plans for someone or somethingWe made arrangements for a small wedding for my cousin.
draw the line (at something)
What does "draw the line (at something)" mean?
to set a limit for somethingWe have to draw the line somewhere to limit the costs of the party.
for that matter
What does "for that matter" mean?
about something, with regard to something "I do not want to go shopping with you, and for that matter, I do not want to go anywhere with you."

local color
What does "local color" mean?
the traditional features of a place which give it its own characterThe weekend vegetable market added much local color to the small town.

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