Meaning: a person who achieved greatness even though they came from a place not so great.
Idioms beginning with T
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Meaning: to attract or interest someone.
Example: Does the menu have anything that tickles your fancy? Read more ➺
Meaning: The term "top dog" means a person, group, or thing in a position of power, particularly after struggling or winning a grueling competition.
Example: Given the latest shakeups, she is hoping that her experience will make her the top dog in the accounting department. Read more ➺
Meaning: to decline something that someone has offered.
Example: to decline something that someone has offered. Read more ➺
Meaning: change your position with respect to someone else.
Example: After flying back to town, I went to Jenna's place uninformed to surprise her & to my amaze she had already planned a party to welcome me. I should have known she is smart enough to turn the tables. Read more ➺
Meaning: to understand that something is not completely true or right
Example: I have read the article, but I take it with a grain of salt. Read more ➺
Meaning: the opposite aspect, contrasting arguments.
Meaning: implement actionable advice
Meaning: declining an offer that might be taken up later.
Example: He said he would take a rain check on visiting us today. Read more ➺
Meaning: to experience something thrilling and exciting, and want to experience it again.