In short, last hurrah, or final hurrah (which is the slightly less popular) represents a person’s last great performance or activity.
Please explain this sentence: The judge’s decision is nothing short of Solomonic.
“Fits and starts” is descriptive of an activity which is “intermittent, variable in intensity, and prolonged by interruptions”
Don’t often see a journalist’s career described as rough and tumble, but it is certainly appropriate. Makes a lot of sense to me, at least.
A vicious cycle works this way: One bad thing leads to another, which makes the original situation worse.
You bet, but let me explain. First, the revolving door.
Keeping one’s counsel is a British idiom, the full term being “keep one’s own counsel”.
If you really run a personal debt like that, your problem will be much bigger than whatever fiscal cliff the American government has to face.