American Idioms and Expressions

On Credit 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 credit
What does on credit mean?
to be purchased by using creditI purchased the stereo on credit.
on credit
What does on credit mean?
without paying cashWe usually buy most of our furniture on credit.
on credit
What does on credit mean?
to buy something using creditI bought the new stereo on credit.
on credit
What does on credit mean?
without paying cash We usually buy most of our furniture on credit.

on credit
What does on credit mean?
using credit to buy something I bought the new stereo on credit.

on credit
What does on credit mean?
buying or selling something by using credit I purchased the stereo on credit.


Some Random Idioms
Catch as catch can
What does "Catch as catch can" mean?
This means that people should try to get something any way they can.
take one's cue from (someone)
What does "take one's cue from (someone)" mean?
to use another's behavior or reactions as a guide to one's ownThe musicians took their cue from the conductor when the orchestra performed the musical piece.
stinkpot
What does "stinkpot" mean?
baby with a soiled diaper (usually from defecation)
Tears before bedtime
What does "Tears before bedtime" mean?
(UK) This idiom is used when something seems certain to go wrong or cause trouble.
give (someone or something) the thumbs up
What does "give (someone or something) the thumbs up" mean?
to be in favor of someone or something The city gave the music festival organizers the thumbs up for the music festival.

as soft as down
What does "as soft as down" mean?
very soft to the touch (down is the soft/fine feathers from a goose or duck)The fur on the little dog was as soft as down.
see no objection to (something)
What does "see no objection to (something)" mean?
to not have any objection to somethingI see no objection to my friend coming to the meeting with me.
Discretion is the better part of valour
What does "Discretion is the better part of valour" mean?
This idiom means that it is often better to think carefully and not act than to do something that may cause problems.
string along with (someone)
What does "string along with (someone)" mean?
to accompany someoneI decided to string along with my friends when they went to the movie.
a nest egg
What does "a nest egg" mean?
money that someone has saved upHe has a large nest egg and will have no financial problems if he leaves his company.

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