American Idioms and Expressions

On Deck 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 deck
What does on deck mean?
to be on the deck of a boat or a shipWhen we were on the ship we spent most of the time on deck.
on deck
What does on deck mean?
on the deck of a boat or a ship When we were on the boat we spent most of the time on deck.

on deck
What does on deck mean?
waiting to take one's turn (especially as a batter in baseball) The player was on deck and waiting for his turn at bat.


Some Random Idioms
Slippery customer
What does "Slippery customer" mean?
A person from whom it is difficult to get anything definite or fixed is a slippery customer.
In the zone
What does "In the zone" mean?
If you are in the zone, you are very focused on what you have to do.
Can't do it for toffee
What does "Can't do it for toffee" mean?
If you can't so something for toffee, you are incapable of doing something properly or to any sort of standard.
Uneasy lies the head that wears the crown
What does "Uneasy lies the head that wears the crown" mean?
This means that people with serious responsibilities have a heavy burden.
On the blower
What does "On the blower" mean?
(UK) If someone is on the blower, they are on the phone.
for all the world
What does "for all the world" mean?
for anything, for any price For all the world, I do not know what my friend is trying to tell me.

undercut (someone)
What does "undercut (someone)" mean?
to sell your product for less than a competitorThe new discount store is trying hard to undercut other stores in the area.

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