Go for broke?

2011-11-11 11:16

Going for broke means risking everything in order to achieve big success.

If 1 is the loneliest number

2011-11-11 10:41

Bachelors in China have two more sticks to celebrate or bemoan their fate.

Pull the plug?

2011-11-08 10:50

To pull the plug on something is to end it, to discontinue the activity.

Cold comfort

2011-11-04 10:47

Cold comfort means slight comfort or small encouragement that is of little help.

True to form?

2011-11-01 13:06

True to form means someone is behaving in a way you expect them to.

Dropped the baton?

2011-11-01 08:49

Drop the baton means making a mistake or failing to perform a duty.

Lion's share

2011-10-25 13:32

Lion's share is mostly used to mean most of something or a large part of it.

Battery chickens

2011-10-21 17:42

Battery chickens means chickens are raised in the same way and en masse.

An albatross for Republicans

2011-10-18 14:54

Albatross around the neck means a heavy psychological or moral burden.

Let’s keep afloat

2011-10-11 17:33

To keep afloat means making at least as much money as they spend.

No stone unturned?

2011-09-30 15:55

"To leave no stone unturned" simply means to be exhaustive in efforts.

Who took the cake?

2011-09-27 15:24

Take the cake means to win, but can also mean the situation cannot get any worse.

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