Head trip?

2017-05-23 11:13

A head trip is, in short, a journey that happens in the head.

What’s whataboutism?

2017-05-19 13:13

Whataboutism is a retorting tactic turned into an art form or, seriously, an ideology.

Double-edged sword?

2017-05-16 11:08

A double-edged sword, as a sister saying goes, that cuts both ways.

Flat footed?

2017-05-12 10:41

To be caught flat footed is to be caught unawares and therefore unable to react quickly.

Writ large?

2017-05-05 11:07

If something is described as writ large, then it is big and magnified, clear and unmistakable.

Game, set and match to you

2017-04-28 11:24

People usually say this after you have accomplished something and done it with flair and in style.

Telltale signs?

2017-04-25 10:59

So tell-tale signs are signs that tell the tale, the true tale, that is.

Golden handcuffs

2017-04-21 13:18

It means that people find it very hard to leave well-paying jobs.

Full steam?

2017-04-18 13:34

If an economy or for that matter a plan or project is going full steam ahead, it is moving forward at top speed.

Cheap shot?

2017-04-14 10:46

A cheap shot is literally an attack that is considered cheap, low in value or moral estimation.

Going nuclear?

2017-04-11 11:03

To go nuclear is to get extremely mad and resort to taking the most extreme measures possible.

Inside track?

2017-04-07 11:10

Gaining the inside track, in short, means gaining an advantage in a race or any competitive situation.

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