Idioms beginning with C

cold sweat

Meaning: the condition where extreme fear or nervousness causes a person to feel a chill along with moist skin or sweat

Example: I woke up from a nightmare, breathing heavy and in cold sweat. Read on

come out

Meaning: to reveal something (often unintentionally)

Example: I didn't mean to tell him about your job interview, it just came out. Read on

crack up

Meaning: go through an emotional breakdown

Example: The entire group cracked up at the joke of their teacher. Read on

chill pill

Meaning: something that has a relaxing outcome

Example: Can someone please tell Matthew to take a chill pill? We will be on time for the party. Read on

catch up

Meaning: to get to the same level, standard, or status as something or someone

Example: Singapore is trying so hard to catch up with Japan when it comes to technological advancements. Read on

cut the crap

Meaning: a very crude way of telling someone to stop doing something that you do not like

Example: Please cut the crap and tell us what really happened at his birthday party. Read on

catnap

Meaning: a short sleep, usually during the day

Example: I had a very late night last night. I think that I will have a catnap during my lunch hour. Read on

cry me a river

Meaning: usually used sarcastically to someone who is constantly complaining

Example: "My baby wouldn't sleep last night, I am so tired." "Cry me a river, Joan. I haven’t had a good night's sleep in years." Read on

come over

Meaning: to go to someone else's house

Example: June and her sister will come over for lunch on Sunday, we are having chicken pie. Read on

count on

Meaning: it means that you are able to depend on somebody or something

Example: It doesn't matter what happens, you will always be able to count on. Read on

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a sight for sore eyes

Meaning: a way of saying that you are happy to see someone

Example: I can't believe that I haven't seen you in a year! You are a sight for sore eyes. Read on

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