American Idioms and Expressions

On End 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 end
What does on end mean?
seemingly endlessMy uncle works for hours on end at his hobbies.
on end
What does on end mean?
seemingly endless My uncle works for hours on end at his hobbies.


Some Random Idioms
Beside themselves
What does "Beside themselves" mean?
If people are beside themselves, they are very worried or emotional about something.
messed up
What does "messed up" mean?
unfair; cruel. That's messed up. How could he do that to you?
put the kibosh on (something)
What does "put the kibosh on (something)" mean?
to put an end to somethingI put the kibosh on my friend's plan to change our travel plans.
stuck on (someone)
What does "stuck on (someone)" mean?
to be very much in love with someone, to be crazy about someoneMy niece has been stuck on the boy next door for several years now.
Split the blanket
What does "Split the blanket" mean?
If people split the blanket, it means they get a divorce or end their relationship.
learn by rote
What does "learn by rote" mean?
learn or memorize something without thinking about itWe learned many verbs by rote in the foreign language class.
scuz
What does "scuz" mean?
dirt; filth; garbage
man-to-man
What does "man-to-man" mean?
frank or honest, directI had a man-to-man talk with my friend about his problem last night.

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