Idioms beginning with S

strive to do
strive to do Meaning to try very hard to achieve to be doing something meticulously in order to achieve good results to dedicate tough efforts to do something ... Read on
suited and booted
suited and booted Meaning formally dressed; well dressed to get ready for something important and big to wear the best clothes in order to attend an important function ... Read on
saved by the bell
saved by the bell Meaning to be saved from losing because there is a signal of the event coming to an end to be spared from a troublesome ... Read on
scapegoat
scapegoat Meaning to be made to suffer or bear the punishment for someone else Example Sentences The fellow has always been a scapegoat since he is the youngest ... Read on
scot-free
scot-free Meaning to be rid of all the blame (of something or incident) to be totally free from harm or punishment, obligation or restraint Example Sentences The person ... Read on
sitting shotgun
sitting shotgun Meaning to provide active aid to someone to provide an armed response or protection to be guarding something (usually vehicles) by being present up-front Example Sentences ... Read on
sixth sense
sixth sense Meaning to have an intuition about something to have an additional sense beyond see, hear, smell, taste and touch which warns a person about dangers and ... Read on
skid row
skid row also, skid road Meaning a bad locality which houses flophouses, run down hotels and cheap salons a neighbourhood that is frequented by alcoholics Example Sentences The ... Read on
smell something fishy
smell something fishy Meaning to have a suspicion that something is wrong to have a feeling that someone is being dishonest or hiding the truth on purpose to ... Read on
son of a gun
son of a gun Meaning to address someone in an affectionate way to call someone in a jocular or appreciative manner Example Sentences The son of a gun ... Read on

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as nice as ninepence
as nice as ninepence Meaning A place that is very well organized. Neat and tidy looking. In good order and neat. Example Sentences I was taken aback when ... Read on

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