American Idioms and Expressions

Quick One 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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quick one
What does quick one mean?
a single drink of alcohol taken before one does something elseWe stopped for a quick one on the way home from work.
quick one
What does quick one mean?
sexual relations done quickly
quick one
What does quick one mean?
a single drink of alcohol taken before one does something else We stopped for a quick one on the way home from work.


Some Random Idioms
Sound as a pound
What does "Sound as a pound" mean?
(UK) if something is as sound as a pound, it is very good or reliable.
like a fish out of water
What does "like a fish out of water" mean?
appear to be completely out of place somewhereI was like a fish out of water when I went to the party with my cousin.
chips and salsa
What does "chips and salsa" mean?
computer hardware and software
to pony up
What does "to pony up" mean?
to payIt is time for my friend to pony up and pay for the exercise equipment that he bought from me.
take a whack at (someone)
What does "take a whack at (someone)" mean?
to hit someoneThe man on the bus suddenly took a whack at the man sitting beside him.
abs
What does "abs" mean?
abdominal muscles. Nice abs. You been working out?
egg (someone) on
What does "egg (someone) on" mean?
to encourage someone to do something (often something bad/wrong/dangerous)The boys egged their friend on to jump into the water.
able to do (something) blindfolded
What does "able to do (something) blindfolded" mean?
to be able to do something easily and quickly The car was easy to fix and we were able to do it blindfolded.

zero in on
What does "zero in on" mean?
adjust a gun so that it will hit a target, aim at somethingThe soldiers zeroed in on the target and began to fire their guns.

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