|At a drop of a dime|
What does At a drop of a dime mean?
|If someone will do something at the drop of a dime, they will do it instantly, without hesitation.|
Some Random Idioms
|dome of obedience|
What does “dome of obedience” mean?
|helmet made of Kevlar|
|raise a hand|
What does “raise a hand” mean?
|to do something, to do one’s share, to help||I am angry at my friend because he did not raise a hand to help me clean up the mess in the kitchen.|
|born with a silver spoon in one’s mouth|
What does “born with a silver spoon in one’s mouth” mean?
|to be born to a wealthy family with many advantages||The boy was born with a silver spoon in his mouth and he never has to work very hard.|
|Have your tail up|
What does “Have your tail up” mean?
|If someone has their tail up, they are optimistic and expect to be successful.|
|a slip of the tongue|
What does “a slip of the tongue” mean?
|something that is said at the wrong time and is not what you want to say||The clerk’s comment to the customer was a slip of the tongue.|
|fix (someone’s) wagon|
What does “fix (someone’s) wagon” mean?
|to punish or get even with someone||I decided to fix the woman’s wagon after she complained to my boss about me.|
|bargain on (something)|
What does “bargain on (something)” mean?
|to plan or expect something||We did not bargain on having heavy rain during our summer birthday party.|
What does “piggy bank” mean?
|a small bank/container for saving money that is sometimes in the shape of a pig||The small boy saved much money in his piggy bank.|
What does “come down” mean?
|crazy about (someone or something)|
What does “crazy about (someone or something)” mean?
|to like someone or something very much||My sister is crazy about rap music.|
|be a snap|
What does “be a snap” mean?
|be easy; be straight-forward; be simple.||No problem, it’s a snap.|
What does “undercut (someone)” mean?
|to sell your product for less than a competitor||The new discount store is trying hard to undercut other stores in the area.|