Please explain "top heavy management". What does "top heavy" mean exactly?
"Lady Gaga brought the house down with a 'Sound of Music' tribute at the Oscars Sunday." What house?
When "his language" is described as "way over the top", what does it mean?
when a government plan is described as a “big leap in the dark”, it is, well, pretty risky.
If someone is forced to eat crow, it means they’re forced to admit to their mistake.
We get goose bumps when we are cold or when we’re frightened.
People use "white knuckle" to describe the thrills and excitement these adventures may bring.
When Americans metaphorically say something is “in the ball park”, they mean to say it’s within reach, range, reason.
Not only does he work hard, but he treats his profession as a whole in a strong, devoted and, well, professional manner.
“Not even close”is an American colloquialism that means an emphatic No.