|Butter wouldn’t melt in their mouth|
What does Butter wouldn’t melt in their mouth mean?
|If someone looks as if butter wouldn’t melt in their mouth, they look very innocent.|
Some Random Idioms
What does “in reality” mean?
|really||The woman said that she wants a job but in reality I don’t think that she really wants to work.|
What does “fall ill” mean?
|to become sick or ill||The man fell ill last winter and has not recovered yet.|
|hinge on (something)|
What does “hinge on (something)” mean?
|depend on something||Whether or not I can enter the university hinges on my final exam score.|
What does “Rough-hewn” mean?
|If something, especially something made from wood or stone, is rough-hewn, it is unfinished or unpolished.|
What does “easy money” mean?
|money that you do not need to work hard to get||I was able to make some easy money from my job during the summer.|
|twiddle one`s thumbs|
What does “twiddle one`s thumbs” mean?
|to do nothing, to be idle||The girl twiddled her thumbs all week and is now unable to pass her exam.|
What does “knocked up” mean?
|show (someone) the door|
What does “show (someone) the door” mean?
|to ask someone to go away||When the man started yelling in the restaurant the manager quickly showed him the door.|
|crack down on (someone or something)|
What does “crack down on (someone or something)” mean?
|to enforce laws or rules strictly||The school principal decided to crack down on people running in the halls.|
|pick (something) over|
What does “pick (something) over” mean?
|to sort through something||The customers picked the best clothes over at the department store sale.|
|get the third degree|
What does “get the third degree” mean?
|to be questioned in great detail and for a long period of time||The boy got the third degree when he came home late for dinner.|