Idioms beginning with R
Meaning: to imply that everything is satisfactory.
Example: He was right as rain after a few days in bed after getting injured. Read on
Meaning: to be positive and not let failures or criticism get you down.
Example: His negotiating ability and willingness to roll with punches impressed all sides. Read on
Meaning: a catchphrase used to introduce a joke, observation, question, or riddle.
Meaning: any geographical area that is thought to be dangerous or threatening, usually as a consequence of political or military activity.
Example: The alley behind the schoolyard is effectively a "red zone," since that is where all of the bullies hang out. Read on
Meaning: any document or publication, which is bound in red and serves as an official collection of rules, regulations, laws, or legal principles.
Example: any document or publication, which is bound in red and serves as an official collection of rules, regulations, laws, or legal principles. Read on
Meaning: similar in meaning to "deep-rooted."
Meaning: to make trouble.
Example: If you don't want any trouble with your boss, then stop rocking the boat. Read on
Meaning: declining an offer that might be taken up later.
Example: He said he would take a rain check on visiting us today. Read on
Meaning: to cause harm to one person in order to do good for another.
Example: I moved money from the college savings account to my main account so the debit would clear, robbing Peter to pay Paul. Read on
Meaning: to enjoy the advantages of something
Example: The person that won the lottery was riding the wave of millions of dollars. Read on