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eat words meaning, definition, examples, origin, synonyms

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eat words (eat your word, eat my words) Meaning to force someone to retract what they have said to admit that a statement you made before is wrong (often publicly) to feel foolish about something that you have said Example Sentences I can't believe that he didn't trust that we could win. He will have…
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on the other hand meaning, definition, examples, origin, synonyms

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on the other hand also, on the one hand Meaning from a different point of view often preceded by “on the one hand” used to show two contradicting points of view a phrase introducing a different point of view Example Sentences It seems like a great building, on the other hand, you are displacing a…
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paint the town red meaning, definition, examples, origin, synonyms

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paint the town red Meaning to celebrate and have a wild time to go out and have a lot to drink to enjoy yourself flamboyantly Example Sentences I can't wait to go out with my best friend and paint the town red! Let's go and paint the town red, Sarah. We are getting all dressed…
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never mind meaning, definition, examples, origin, synonyms

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never mind Meaning to urge somebody not to worry about something when someone gets tired trying to explain something to someone that they believe is not smart enough to understand to ensure someone that something is not important meaning that something that has been said about something applies even more to something else Example Sentences…
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in touch meaning, definition, examples, origin, synonyms

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in touch Variants keep in touch be in touch stay in touch get in touch Meaning to remain in contact with someone, especially when separated by time or distance to keep up to date with information sometimes used to end a conversation, meaning that you will not be talking to that person again (it could…
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come over meaning, definition, examples, origin, synonyms

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come over Meaning to go to someone else's house to visit somewhere for a short period to move closer to someone or something to affect someone to change your opinion on something to get somewhere by crossing something to appear to be a certain type of person Example Sentences June and her sister will come…
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count on meaning, definition, examples, origin, synonyms

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count on Meaning it means that you are able to depend on somebody or something to expect something to happen used in a humorous way to say that someone will always act a certain way Example Sentences It doesn't matter what happens, you will always be able to count on. Come rain or shine, you…
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weak in the knees meaning, definition, examples, origin, synonyms

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weak in the knees also, weak at the knees Meaning to be overcome by a strong feeling, usually desire to be caught off guard by something that upsets you affected by a strong emotion while being unable to do something about it to be very nervous Example Sentences The man makes me weak in the…
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say what meaning, definition, examples, origin, synonyms

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say what Meaning used when asking someone to repeat what they have said an act of surprise (something you say when someone surprises you) a modern slang word meaning "excuse me" Example Sentences They are going out tonight, even though we told them to stay at home. "Say what!" Please hand me that book on…
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in a huff meaning, definition, examples, origin, synonyms

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in a huff Meaning to be upset or angry behaving in a bad-tempered way because someone is upset a fit of anger slang for someone who is sulking about something Example Sentences June was very upset because her mother would not buy her a new pair of shoes, so she stormed out of the room…
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give up meaning, examples, origin, synonyms

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give up Meaning to stop trying to figure something out to stop trying to do something to declare defeat to yield control to someone else to abandon yourself to a feeling to stop doing something (like a bad habit) Example sentences John was so tired of trying to fix the stove that he decided to…
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pain in the neck meaning, examples, origin, synonyms

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pain in the neck Meaning Anything that is particularly annoying, difficult, troublesome, inconvenient or irritating including a person, place, situation or thing. Example Sentences Mathematics is generally a real pain in the neck for most of the school and college students. His sudden outbursts have made him a real pain in the neck and a…
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as simple as that meaning, examples, origin, synonyms

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as simple as that Meaning extremely easy to understand or comprehend not complicated at all so easy and not more difficult than that Example Sentences There can be no exceptions. Every new recruit has to undergo an orientation course, it's as simple as that. Without enough business, the company shouldn't hire any more workers, as…
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time will tell meaning, definition, examples, origin, synonyms

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(only) time will tell Meaning something that will not be proven until a later date a question that will only be answered at a later date the truth of something cannot be determined until a later date Example Sentences I don't think that he studied for his test, even though he says he did. Only…
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silence is golden meaning, definition, examples, origin, synonyms

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silence is golden Meaning it is often better to say nothing at all keeping your mouth shut is a great virtue peace and quiet is to be enjoyed Example Sentences Do not tell your mom that I broke her vase! Remember, silence is golden. This will stay between us, right? Silence is golden. My secretary…
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end of the day meaning, definition, examples, origin, synonyms

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end of the day Meaning to look at all the possibilities and then to make a final decision something that is said before the final facts are supplied literally when your hours at work or your time of being awake ends a cliché that means when all has been said and done Example Sentences At…
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fall out meaning, definition, examples, origin, synonyms

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fall out Meaning to disagree with someone about something the result of an action when someone moves out of line to lose one’s position on something to come out of place to leave an event Example Sentences I had a fall out with my mom about her losing my earrings. My sister and I had…
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eager beaver meaning, definition, examples, origin, synonyms

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eager beaver Meaning someone who is very eager to perform tasks and is always offering to do more a person who does more than what is expected of them someone who is very excited about something Example Sentences Don’t be such an eager beaver, we have plenty of time to complete the task. John is…
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a sight for sore eyes meaning, definition, examples, origin, synonyms

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a sight for sore eyes Meaning a way of saying that you are happy to see someone a way of expressing that you think someone is good looking something that you are happy to look at the idiom also means something that is unpleasant to look at (opposite meaning in British version) Example Sentences I…
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tighten belt meaning, definition, examples, origin, synonyms

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tighten one's belt Meaning to save your money to use less of something to spend less money that you used to, because you have less lower your standard of living Example Sentences I have had to tighten my belt since I lost my job at the ice cream factory. My husband has told me to…
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point blank meaning, definition, examples, origin, synonyms

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point blank Meaning to fire something at such close range that it cannot be missed to express an issue in a blunt fashion, without trying to soften the meaning frankly or straightforwardly Example Sentences I asked the boy whether he thought that I was pretty, he said "no" point blank, without even trying to spare…
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cheat sheet meaning, definition, examples, origin, synonyms

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cheat sheet Meaning a cheat sheet is a sheet containing information a written, or graphic aid that is used by someone when answering questions to which they do not know the answers a guide used to help remember something difficult or complex in IT, it is a reference tool that is used to complete a…
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all the best meaning, examples, origin, synonyms

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all the best Meaning a polite way to end a letter or email all of the best, meaning the entire number of the highest quality of something when you are saying goodbye to someone and you are conveying your best wishes Example Sentences We would like to wish you all the best in the year…
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learning curve meaning, examples, origin, synonyms

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learning curve Meaning the rate of learning new skills the rate of progress in achieving experience a process of learning something through one's own mistakes and experiences the time required to acquire some new skill, information, ability or talent a graphical tool to show learning progress of any task usually plotted with learning versus time…
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