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English Idioms / Maxims / Sayings Translation Glossary

English term English translation
"put the biscuits in the basket" to achieve results
"went tilt" stopped working, went crazy/awry (pinball)
'one-off ' or 'one-of' ??? "One off" is a noun
Entered by: airmailrpl
(at your) trenchant wisdom vigorously effective and articulate
420 friendly someone who's ok with smoking pot/marijuana
a family behind every ... produced by a family run business
a go-to machine being the best for the job and capable of doing everything
a head-on-head comparison / head-to-head comparison apples to apples
a plug a favourable public mention as a form of indirect publicity
Entered by: Nick Lingris
a positive version of "no names, no pack drill" No singling out, everbody's efforts equally appreciated'
according to Hoyle by the book
acid-infused under the influence of the drug LSD (details below)
After dinner comes the reckoning You may enjoy yourself, but there is always a price attached
Entered by: Veronika McLaren
All right your way? Is everything clear in your direction?
antelope (slang) women
Antonym of "Case-by-case basis" "on a regular basis"
anything our hearts desire Future tense not possible
ape's ape an ape who gets on well with other apes
arms wide open generous hospitality, and embracing welcome
as a default for people with out of the box career aspiration Ref
Entered by: liz askew
as I say now so now go and do what I am telling you to do
At the foot of the bridge at either end of the bridge
back a pony back a horse
back off the wagon start drinking again
bat around share ideas in a group setting
be err to heir to
be it understood make no mistake about it
Beijing tiger Siberian tiger
Entered by: Jonathan Spector
being in the life living a life of adventure/risk
being or having been being
bend one's dog tags take away his officer's commission
Entered by: Valentin Cirdei
BENEATH HIS HARD EXTERIOR, LIES A LILY WHITE GARDENER beneath his rough and tough exterior, there is a tender, pristine and patient gardener
Entered by: NancyLynn
caddy past they both used to work as caddies
Entered by: Tuncay Kurt
cat on a bonfire It does exist/ Read below for all the information you need.
close out use some tactic to bar a person's participation
college try A serious effort to do or achieve something
come to terms (Pavlov) was beginning to suspect this/come to that conclusion
Entered by: Yvonne Gallagher
consent to have / consent to having can both be right? - yes
Entered by: airmailrpl
consideration on/over consideration of
copping stick receiving (often friendly) verbal abuse
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