American Idioms and Expressions

On Sale Idiom

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on sale
What does on sale mean?
to be offered for sale at a special low priceThe small television set was on sale so we decided to buy it.
on sale
What does on sale mean?
for sale at a discounted priceThe DVD's were on sale when I bought them.
on sale
What does on sale mean?
for sale at a discounted price The DVD's were on sale when I bought them.

on sale
What does on sale mean?
offered for sale at a special low price The television set was on sale so we decided to buy it.


Some Random Idioms
let (someone) off
What does "let (someone) off" mean?
permit someone to leave a car/train/boat/plane or other transportationThe train stopped at a very small town and let the young woman off.
fall into line
What does "fall into line" mean?
to stand properly in a row (like soldiers) The soldiers fell into line as they waited for the inspection.

let (something) go
What does "let (something) go" mean?
pay no attention to something, neglect somethingShe seems to be letting her appearance go since she lost her job.
in absentia
What does "in absentia" mean?
when someone is absent from a court or meeting or something similar The judge looked at the evidence and sentenced the man in absentia.

stick one`s neck out for (someone or something)
What does "stick one`s neck out for (someone or something)" mean?
to take risks, to support someoneThe man never sticks his neck out for anyone at work and he has few friends.
bite (someone's) head off
What does "bite (someone's) head off" mean?
to speak angrily to someoneI am afraid to speak to my teacher when she is in a bad mood because she may bite my head off.
make a scene
What does "make a scene" mean?
make a public display or disturbanceThe woman made a scene in the supermarket when she saw the liquid soap on the floor.
out of one's league
What does "out of one's league" mean?
not equal to or in the same class as someone (a league is a group of sports teams that compete against each other) not equal to or in the same class as someone (a league is a group of sports teams that compete against each other)The artist was totally out of his league when he went to Paris and tried to enter the art world.
for certain
What does "for certain" mean?
without doubt, certainly, surely The best player will not be playing in the game tonight for certain.

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