Idioms beginning with U

ups and downs
ups and downs Meaning good times and bad times a sequence of good and bad happenings alternating periods of good and bad feelings the phrase is used to ... Read on
up to the mark
up to the mark Meaning to be good enough as good as expected to meet a minimum standard of quality to step up to the mark means to ... Read on
up a blind alley
up a blind alley Meaning to be doing something that will definitely have a negative outcome to be headed towards doom to be headed towards certain failure Example ... Read on
under no illusions
be under no illusions also, have no illusions Meaning be completely conscious of the real status of situation to have a true perspective of things be fully aware ... Read on
upper hand
upper hand Meaning to have the authority to make decisions over someone or something to have a dominant position or an unfair advantage Example Sentences The man clearly ... Read on
unring the bell
unring the bell Meaning once something has been done you cannot run away from it, you can only face the aftermath ramifications have to be withstood whenever something is done ... Read on
use your loaf
use your loaf Meaning To tell someone to use their brain more in analysing what they are doing. To use common sense. This phrase is used in an ... Read on
until the cows come home
until the cows come home also till the cows come home Meaning: for a very long time for an indefinite time forever Example: We can keep on arguing about ... Read on
under the weather
to feel under the weather Meaning to be ill or feel ill drunk or intoxicated having hangover feeling sick Example Sentences I did not go to work today, ... Read on
upper crust
the upper crust Meaning: the aristocracy and upper classes, informal the highest social class or group; especially the highest circle of the upper class. Example: Reservation system was ... Read on

Next Idioms ❯

Idiom of the Day

charity begins at home
charity begins at home Meaning: one has to make adequate provision for their family before one make provision for needy strangers. Example: She spends the little money that ... Read on

Advertisement

Follow Us

Like Facebook Page

Recent Comments

Keep in Touch

Copyrights © 2018 - The Idioms - All Rights Reserved.