Meaning: to have a plan or secret desire to get something.
Meaning: disconnected from municipal utility systems.
Example: Tony built an off-grid bunker, complete with non-perishable food, a water purification system, and solar panels. Read on
Meaning: to enter into an agreement or shared effort, especially for expedient purposes and with a party (or parties) otherwise deemed to be enemies.
Meaning: make somebody accountable for their conduct.
Example: If Jessica continues with this behavior, I will have no choice but to bring her to book. Read on
Meaning: a very powerful individual
Example: He is a big gun at the law firm; he has never lost a single court case. Read on
Meaning: to do an activity alone
Example: They asked him to go to the movies, but he decided to lone it. Read on
Meaning: The responsibility for a situation or a problem with somebody.
Example: One does not need to blame anybody else for corruption in the republic of India; the buck stops with the leaders of the government of the world's biggest democratic nation. Read on
Meaning: say something (by mistake) that upsets, humiliates, or embarrasses someone
Example: Carla put her foot right in it when she congratulated her neighbour on being pregnant. It turns out she's not expecting but had just put on weight. Read on
Meaning: to do or say something that makes people feel more comfortable, especially at the start of a meeting or party
Example: Jone suggested playing a party game to break the ice. Read on