Idioms beginning with P

point blank
point blank Meaning to fire something at such close range that it cannot be missed to express an issue in a blunt fashion, without trying to soften the ... Read on
pain in the neck
pain in the neck Meaning Anything that is particularly annoying, difficult, troublesome, inconvenient or irritating including a person, place, situation or thing. Example Sentences Mathematics is generally a ... Read on
pass away
pass away Meaning die to refer to someone dying in order to avoid upsetting someone with the news of the death to stop existing or to go extinct ... Read on
page-turner
page-turner Meaning a thrilling book to have an interesting plot refers to something that one cannot ignore to create an instant interest Example Sentences The book is a ... Read on
pay the piper
pay the piper Meaning to bear the ill-effects of something that was enjoyable at one time to have to pay for something that was fun to be bearing ... Read on
pass the torch
pass the torch Meaning | Definition to pass on the responsibility to give a responsible task to someone else after having worked on it for a while Example ... Read on
pull your socks up
pull your socks up Meaning | Definition to be determined to work very hard to resolve to achieve a target that is usually difficult to achieve to ensure ... Read on
prick up ears
prick up ears also prick ears up Meaning to start paying attention to begin the process of listening (to someone) intently Example Sentences The teacher asked her student ... Read on
pipe down
pipe down Meaning to take to one or more notches down to its current standard to request to maintain silence to reduce noise Example Sentences The exercise was ... Read on
pull the plug
pull the plug Meaning to kill or discontinue stop something prevent any going on process bring something to an end Example Sentences The doctors decided to pull the ... Read on

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zip it
zip it Meaning to ask someone to shut up to ask to not say anything further, in a rude manner to stop talking Example Sentences The teacher had ... Read on

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