Top heavy management?

2015-06-30 13:47

Please explain "top heavy management". What does "top heavy" mean exactly?

Bring the house down?

2015-06-26 10:17

"Lady Gaga brought the house down with a 'Sound of Music' tribute at the Oscars Sunday." What house?

Over the top?

2015-06-23 10:12

When "his language" is described as "way over the top", what does it mean?

Name and shame?

2015-06-19 10:47

To name and shame is to name them and shame them.

Big leap in the dark?

2015-06-16 14:07

when a government plan is described as a “big leap in the dark”, it is, well, pretty risky.

Ate his crow?

2015-06-12 10:40

If someone is forced to eat crow, it means they’re forced to admit to their mistake.

Still get goose bumps?

2015-06-09 11:08

We get goose bumps when we are cold or when we’re frightened.

A white knuckle commute?

2015-06-05 11:02

People use "white knuckle" to describe the thrills and excitement these adventures may bring.

Ball park number?

2015-06-02 11:47

When Americans metaphorically say something is “in the ball park”, they mean to say it’s within reach, range, reason.

Work ethic

2015-05-29 11:04

Not only does he work hard, but he treats his profession as a whole in a strong, devoted and, well, professional manner.

Track record

2015-05-26 13:48

A track record is a record of someone's past deeds put together.

Not even close!

2015-05-22 11:38

“Not even close”is an American colloquialism that means an emphatic No.

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