Meaning: close relative
Example: We cannot release the names of the soldiers killed at the battle of Normandy until we've informed their next of kin. Read on
Meaning: new members that provide various new schemes and ideas for the organization
Example: The Peace corps is in need of a young blood like Adam. Read on
Meaning: family relations and bonds are closer than other relationships
Example: When you get into trouble, usually your family will be the ones to bail you out, not your friends. After all, blood is thicker than water. Read on
Meaning: This phrase refers to direct family members, people that share a DNA, that is, flesh and blood.
Example: Of course I care about her well-being, my sister is my flesh and blood after all. Read on
tasted blood Meaning: have achieved a small victory which has made you believe you can win a more important victory. Example: The British badminton pair tasted blood in ... Read on
after blood Meaning: desire to catch somebody in order to hurt them or punish them. Example: He has duped many people and now they are after his blood.
Meaning: a member of an upper-class family
Example: The new student is very arrogant because his blood is blue. Read on
in cold blood Meaning: in a planned way and without pity or other emotion. Example: One young lady was shot dead in cold blood inside the premises of ... Read on
bad blood between Meaning: feeling of hate between people because of any arguments in the past. Example: The villagers say the arson attack may have been the result ... Read on
Meaning: young and active people
Example: The company management feels that the new blood should be used to find process improvement ideas because they can provide a third person perspective to our processes. Read on