Meaning: being neglected.
Example: Orphans are left out in the cold when parents' meetings are held. Read on
Meaning: in a cruel way and without pity or other emotion
Example: One young lady was shot dead in cold blood inside the premises of the shopping complex. Read on
Meaning: to treat somebody with coldness and contempt
Example: I fought with my wife, and she is now giving me the cold shoulder. Read on
Meaning: behave in a way that is not acceptable
Example: This newspaper has crossed the line. This article is so offensive to so many people. Read on
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
Meaning: impolite way of saying "it will never happen"
Example: I guess, she will forgive you when hell freezes over. Read on
Meaning: to be very cold
Example: The movie gave me a chill to the marrow. I am not recommending it to anyone. It is horrible. Read on
Meaning: to only know a very small part of the problem
Example: The manager-employee problems in this company are just the tip of the iceberg. Read on
Meaning: very cruel, unkind person
Example: Don't be so cold hearted, forgive them and speak with your children. Read on
Meaning: to get frightened or scare somebody
Example: The movie they played on cable last night gave me a chill to the bone. I will not be watching a night time movie any time soon. Read on
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The Idioms Dictionary explains common English idioms that are popular worldwide, especially in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia, Singapore, and New Zealand.