Idioms beginning with T

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top dog

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 ➺

turn the tables

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 ➺

rain check

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 ➺

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