☞ Dark Horse:
One who was previously unknown and is now prominent.
☞ Dead Ringer:
100% identical. A duplicate.
☞ Devil's Advocate:
Someone who takes a position for the sake of argument without believing in that particular side of the arguement. It can also mean one who presents a counter argument for a position they do believe in, to another debater.
☞ Dog Days of Summer:
The hottest days of the summer season.
☞ Don't count your chickens before they hatch:
Don't rely on it until your sure of it.
☞ Don't Look A Gift Horse In The Mouth:
When someone gives you a gift, don't be ungrateful.
☞ Don't Put All Your Eggs In One Basket:
Do not put all your resources in one possibility.
☞ Down To The Wire:
Something that ends at the last minute or last few seconds.
☞ Drastic Times Call For Drastic Measures:
When you are extremely desperate you need to take extremely desperate actions.
☞ Drink like a fish:
To drink very heavily.
☞ Drive someone up the wall:
To irritate and/or annoy very much.
☞ Dropping Like Flies:
A large number of people either falling ill or dying.
☞ Dry Run:
☞ Eighty Six:
A certain item is no longer available. Or this idiom can also mean, to throw away.
☞ Elvis has left the building:
The show has come to an end. It's all over.
☞ Ethnic Cleansing:
Killing of a certain ethnic or religious group on a massive scale.
☞ Every Cloud Has A Silver Lining:
Be optomistic, even difficult times will lead to better days.
☞ Everything But The Kitchen Sink:
Almost everything and anything has been included.
☞ Excuse my French:
Please forgive me for cussing.
☞ Feeding Frenzy:
An aggressive attack on someone by a group.
☞ Field Day:
An enjoyable day or circumstance.
☞ Finding Your Feet:
To become more comfortable in whatever you are doing.
☞ Finger lickin' good:
A very tasty food or meal.
☞ Fixed In Your Ways:
Not willing or wanting to change from your normal way of doing something.
☞ Flash In The Pan:
Something that shows potential or looks promising in the beginning but fails to deliver anything in the end.
☞ Flea Market:
A swap meet. A place where people gather to buy and sell inexpensive goods.
☞ Flesh and Blood:
This idiom can mean living material of which people are made of, or it can refer to someone's family.
☞ Flip The Bird:
To raise your middle finger at someone.
☞ Foam at the Mouth:
To be enraged and show it.
☞ Fools' Gold:
Iron pyrites, a worthless rock that resembles real gold.
☞ French Kiss:
An open mouth kiss where tongues touch.
☞ From Rags To Riches:
To go from being very poor to being very wealthy.
An old-fashioned and foolish type of person.
☞ Full Monty:
This idiom can mean either, "the whole thing" or "completely nude".
☞ Funny Farm:
A mental institutional facility.
☞ Get Down to Brass Tacks:
To become serious about something.
☞ Get Over It:
To move beyond something that is bothering you.
☞ Get Up On The Wrong Side Of The Bed:
Someone who is having a horrible day.
☞ Get Your Walking Papers:
Get fired from a job.
☞ Give Him The Slip:
To get away from. To escape.
☞ Go Down Like A Lead Balloon:
To be received badly by an audience.
☞ Go For Broke:
To gamble everything you have.
☞ Go Out On A Limb:
Put yourself in a tough position in order to support someone/something.
☞ Go The Extra Mile:
Going above and beyond whatever is required for the task at hand.
☞ Good Samaritan:
Someone who helps others when they are in need, with no discussion for compensation, and no thought of a reward.
☞ Graveyard Shift:
Working hours from about 12:00 am to 8:00 am. The time of the day when most other people are sleeping.
☞ Great Minds Think Alike:
Intelligent people think like each other.
☞ Green Room:
The waiting room, especially for those who are about to go on a tv or radio show.
☞ Gut Feeling:
A personal intuition you get, especially when feel something may not be right.
☞ Haste Makes Waste:
Quickly doing things results in a poor ending.
☞ Hat Trick:
When one player scores three goals in the same hockey game. This idiom can also mean three scores in any other sport, such as 3 homeruns, 3 touchdowns, 3 soccer goals, etc.
☞ Have an Axe to Grind:
To have a dispute with someone.
☞ He Lost His Head:
Angry and overcome by emotions.
☞ Head Over Heels:
Very excited and/or joyful, especially when in love.
☞ Hell in a Handbasket:
Deteriorating and headed for complete disaster.
☞ High Five:
Slapping palms above each others heads as celebration gesture.
☞ High on the Hog:
Living in Luxury.
☞ Hit The Books:
To study, especially for a test or exam.
☞ Hit The Hay:
Go to bed or go to sleep.
☞ Hit The Nail on the Head:
Do something exactly right or say something exactly right.
☞ Hit The Sack:
Go to bed or go to sleep.
☞ Hocus Pocus:
In general, a term used in magic or trickery.
☞ Hold Your Horses:
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