Idioms beginning with P

pay the piper
pay the piper Meaning to bear the ill-effects of something that was enjoyable at one time to have to pay for something that was fun to be bearing ... Read on
pass the torch
pass the torch Meaning | Definition to pass on the responsibility to give a responsible task to someone else after having worked on it for a while Example ... Read on
pull your socks up
pull your socks up Meaning | Definition to be determined to work very hard to resolve to achieve a target that is usually difficult to achieve to ensure ... Read on
prick up ears
prick up ears also prick ears up Meaning to start paying attention to begin the process of listening (to someone) intently Example Sentences The teacher asked her student ... Read on
pipe down
pipe down Meaning to take to one or more notches down to its current standard to request to maintain silence to reduce noise Example Sentences The exercise was ... Read on
pull the plug
pull the plug Meaning to kill or discontinue stop something prevent any going on process bring something to an end Example Sentences The doctors decided to pull the ... Read on
practice makes perfect
practice makes perfect Meaning to keep repeating something over and over so that one can get good at that activity to keep practicing to get better at (certain) ... Read on
put a sock in it
put a sock in it Meaning to ask someone to stop talking to ask someone to shut up to not say anything Example Sentences The teacher had asked ... Read on
prick ears up
prick ears up also prick up ears Meaning listen carefully begin to listen attentively become very alert and start listening start to listen with full attention Example Sentences She ... Read on
pig in a poke
pig in a poke Meaning something that is bought without examining properly an offer or deal that is accepted without properly evaluating it first buying something without looking ... Read on

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ignorance is bliss
ignorance is bliss Meaning to not get affected by something that is not known to miss facts about issues because of not knowing about something to not care ... Read on

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