American Idioms and Expressions

On The Air 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 the air
What does on the air mean?
being broadcast on radio or TVThat television program has been on the air for three years now.
on the air
What does on the air mean?
being broadcast on radio or TV The television program has been on the air for three years now.


Some Random Idioms
make a fuss (over someone or something)
What does "make a fuss (over someone or something)" mean?
worry about or make a bother about someone or somethingMy grandmother always makes a fuss over me when I go to visit her.
within spitting distance
What does "within spitting distance" mean?
very close
call for (someone or something)
What does "call for (someone or something)" mean?
to require something, to need the services of someoneOur problems with the toilet call for a good plumber.
one and all
What does "one and all" mean?
everyoneOne and all were invited to the community center to listen to the famous author speak.
Find your feet
What does "Find your feet" mean?
When you are finding your feet, you are in the process of gaining confidence and experience in something.
put flesh on (something)
What does "put flesh on (something)" mean?
to add details to something so that it becomes clearer and more detailed I worked all weekend to try and put flesh on my ideas for a company proposal.

heart to heart
What does "heart to heart" mean?
candid, intimateOur conversation was heart to heart and we both felt very good afterwords.
stick one`s neck out (for someone or something)
What does "stick one`s neck out (for someone or something)" mean?
do something dangerous or risky for someoneMy friend will never stick his neck out to try and help other people.
trip
What does "trip" mean?
weird, annoying person or experience
a knock-down-drag-out fight
What does "a knock-down-drag-out fight" mean?
a serious fight or argumentMy friend and his brother had a knock-down-drag-out fight last evening.

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