Lock The Barn Door After The Horse Is Gone Idiom

lock the barn door after the horse is gone
What does lock the barn door after the horse is gone mean?
to try to deal with something after it is too lateNow my friend wants to fix his house but it is like locking the barn door after the horse is gone. There was a flood and the damage is already done.
lock the barn door after the horse is gone
What does lock the barn door after the horse is gone mean?
to try to deal with something after it is too lateMy friend wants to fix his house. However, it is like locking the barn door after the horse is gone. There was a flood and the damage is already done.

Some Random Idioms
rub out (someone or something)
What does “rub out (someone or something)” mean?
to destroy something completely, to kill/eliminate someoneThe government troops rubbed out the entire village.
flea in (someone`s) ear
What does “flea in (someone`s) ear” mean?
a severe scolding, an idea or answer that is not welcomeWe put a flea in the supervisor’s ear with our criticism of the new schedule.
time to catch one’s breath
What does “time to catch one’s breath” mean?
enough time to relax or behave normallyI didn’t have time to catch my breath while I was getting ready for the convention.
get out of (something)
What does “get out of (something)” mean?
to take some clothes off so that you can put on more comfortable clothesI want to get out of my wet clothes quickly.
VTR
What does “VTR” mean?
Video Tape RecorderVideo Tape RecorderThe VTR in the classroom was missing because someone was using it for a meeting.
mull over (something)
What does “mull over (something)” mean?
think about something carefullyI took much time to mull over the new job offer from our competitor.
worm one’s way out of something
What does “worm one’s way out of something” mean?
wiggle out of a problem or a responsibilityI was able to worm my way out of working on my friend’s house repairs.
boil down to (something)
What does “boil down to (something)” mean?
to reduce something to its essential or main partThe reason that we could not go on a holiday boiled down to the fact that we had no money.
be bummed about
What does “be bummed about” mean?
be depressed.I’m so bummed that I ddin’t get a raise.

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