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head start
head start Meaning to start ahead of the official start of an event to start something before someone else starts to have an advantage over someone else a ... Read on
heart goes out to
heart goes out to Meaning to feel sympathy for someone when they are distressed used to show a feeling of compassion for someone else during difficult times Example ... Read on
stiff upper lip
keep a stiff upper lip Meaning to be brave in the face of adversity to keep your emotions in control and not show when you are upset to ... Read on
wet behind the ears
wet behind the ears Meaning immature or poor skill to be inexperienced to be new at something or somewhere and so lack the necessary experience Example Sentences From ... Read on
keep your nose clean
keep your nose clean Meaning to stay out of trouble by not doing anything wrong to avoid acts that will make your reputation questionable Example Sentences By avoiding ... Read on
head-on
head-on Meaning front-to-front with the front of a vehicle to involve direct confrontation with another party to deal with a difficult problem directly, bravely and with determination facing ... Read on
tight-lipped
tight-lipped Meaning unwilling to speak about an event a physical sign of suppressed emotion leading to the person not wanting to speak to press the lips together in ... Read on
back against the wall
back against the wall Meaning to be in a tough situation with limited options to be in trouble and not have many ways out to not have retreat ... Read on
button your lip
button your lip Meaning to stop speaking to refrain from talking too much to ask someone to be quiet Example Sentences "His continuous talking makes me wish he ... Read on
keep your hair on
keep your hair on or, keep (one's) hair on Meaning to request someone to stay calm and not get annoyed to ask to maintain cool and decorum to ... Read on

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double whammy
double whammy Meaning: situation where two bad things happen at the same time double blow or setback. Examples: Boss fired me from the job and I lost my ... Read on

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