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An Irish goodbye

2012-10-17 10:54
To do an Irish goodbye is for David to leave the bar without saying “Goodbye” to anyone whom he’s been drinking with.


2012-10-15 16:15


2012-10-08 15:05

In a single go

2012-09-26 13:27
In one single go, on the other hand, means you finish the job in one attempt.

In the wind

2012-09-19 10:38
Hence, figuratively speaking, if something is in the wind, it is coming.

To one's cost

2012-09-13 10:39
Apparently the speaker gained that knowledge, and he learned it first hand.


2012-09-05 10:48
This is a play on the word triangle, “tri” sounding the same as the word “try”.

The coin of the realm

2012-08-29 09:59
In fact, it became “the coin of the realm”, or in other words the order of the day.

Stretch oneself too thin

2012-08-22 14:59
That way, they run the risk of stretching themselves too thin – doing so many things at once that they fail to be effective in any.

Toy with the idea of

2012-08-15 13:33


2012-08-10 08:55
Winner-take-all means exactly that – the winner of a competition wins everything, with the loser taking home nothing.

Go with the moment

2012-08-01 10:52

One throat to choke

2012-07-25 09:35
In other words, if any customer is unhappy, they will have a single target to take out their anger on – and that one vendor is Dell.

Miss the boat

2012-07-18 10:53
By extension, missing the boat also means, figuratively speaking, missing an opportunity.


2012-07-11 10:15
In other words, for him to get the win the presidency is as easy as, using our example again, shooing a few chickens into their cage.

Have no time for failures

2012-07-05 09:36


2012-07-04 10:05

All Greek to me

2012-06-20 13:25
Hence the phrase: All Greek to me, meaning something you read is foreign and incomprehensible.

Have sth on the fire

2012-06-13 11:09
By analogy, to say the writer seems to have something on the fire is to say that he seems to have something on his mind, which he is writing on or perhaps will write about some day.

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