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Hell's bells?

2018-07-10 11:07

As an expression, it is actually no different than "For God's sake" or "Good Heavens".

Egg on the face?

2018-07-06 13:06

He who does something and ends up with egg on his face has not done a neat, tidy job.

Snake oil?

2018-07-03 11:28

Snake oil as a metaphor is synonymous with anything that is purportedly wonderful but may in fact be worthless.

Crocodile tears?

2018-06-29 11:32

In other words, their tears are insincere, just for show.

Run of the mill?

2018-06-26 11:07

The reason we understand run-of-the-mill as ordinary is because all mass-produced goods look exactly the same.

Guerilla marketing tactics?

2018-06-22 11:27

The tactics refer to techniques that may look insignificant but are creative and effective.

Had its day?

2018-06-12 13:49

That is, it had its successes – in the past.

Flash in the pan?

2018-06-08 11:35

A flash in the pan is something that flares up but disappears swiftly.

Shouting match?

2018-06-05 11:50

"Shouting match" means a bitter, angry and senseless quarrel.

Walk back the comment?

2018-06-01 13:06

If someone walks his comment, criticism or statement back, they want to take it back or to clarify it.

Have each other's backs?

2018-05-29 11:54

If we say we have someone's back, they have our support and protection.

Out on the town?

2018-05-25 11:50

Out on the town is synonymous with enjoying oneself and having a good time.

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