"Pardon my French" is a common English language phrase ostensibly disguising profanity as French. The phrase is uttered in an attempt to excuse... Read more →
In the form of "every Tom, Dick and Harry", the phrase means everyone and in the form of "any Tom, Dick, and Harry" , and "any Tom, Dick or... Read more →
To be very calm and brave, to be not worried or anxious. The woman was as cool as a cucumber when her canoe turned over in the river.
A burglar who enters a building by climbing a wall etc.. A cat burglar entered our apartment and stole our television.
To burst into laughter. I cracked up when the man started talking about the incident with the taxi driver.
To let a smile show on one`s face. Our boss never cracked a smile during the meeting.
To tell a joke. The man was much fun at the party because he was always cracking jokes.
When you are full of beans, you have too much energy and enthusiasm. You feel very active. Ami won't sleep tonight. She slept many hours during... Read more →
Used to tell people to be quiet. (impolite) Put a sock on it. I'm trying to get some sleep here.
Everything we can think of. When he went to Paris, he took everything but the kitchen sink.