|to be onto (someone or something)|
What does to be onto (someone or something) mean?
|to have discovered the truth about someone or something||My supervisor in onto the new saleswoman who is taking money from her sales register.|
Some Random Idioms
|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.|
|bound for somewhere|
What does “bound for somewhere” mean?
|to be on the way or planning to go somewhere||My friend was bound for college when I last met him.|
|free and clear|
What does “free and clear” mean?
|own something fully with no money owed or other restrictions on the item or property||My parents own their home free and clear.|
|in step with (someone or something)|
What does “in step with (someone or something)” mean?
|marching with the same rhythm as someone else, in agreement with the others in a group||All of the members of our group were in step with each other regarding the New Year’s party.|
What does “bud” mean?
|beer;, esp. Budweiser beer|
|down and out|
What does “down and out” mean?
|to have no money||My friend has been down and out before but usually he can find a job.|
|give (someone) a black eye|
What does “give (someone) a black eye” mean?
|to hit someone near his or her eye so that it becomes dark, to hurt someone’s reputation||The boy gave his friend a black eye.|
The scandal gave the company a black eye.