Idioms beginning with W

weak in the knees
weak in the knees also, weak at the knees Meaning to be overcome by a strong feeling, usually desire to be caught off guard by something that upsets ... Read on
what are you up to
what are you up to Meaning another way to ask someone, what are you doing? used to inquire what someone is doing at a point in time an ... Read on
wet behind the ears
wet behind the ears Meaning immature or poor skill to be inexperienced to be new at something or somewhere and so lack the necessary experience Example Sentences From ... Read on
walk on eggshell
walk on eggshell Meaning to be careful about one’s words or actions around another person to be cautious of offending someone through your words or actions to be ... Read on
where there’s a will, there’s a way
where there’s a will, there’s a way Meaning willpower will defeat any difficulty strong determination can conquer any problem to be determined to do something, usually in a ... Read on
when the going gets tough, the tough get going
when the going gets tough, the tough get going Meaning to become tougher than the situation in order to be able to overcome it to deal with something ... Read on
when in Rome, do as the Romans
when in Rome, do as the Romans Meaning to copy popular culture in order to blend in respect and follow the custom of the native people while visiting ... Read on
wag the dog
wag the dog Meaning to divert attention from something that is bad to change the topic from something that is more important to something that is not to ... Read on
when it rains, it pours
when it rains, it pours also, it never rains but it pours Meaning to have a good or bad news enlarged by circumstances something good or bad occurring ... Read on
wild and woolly
wild and woolly Meaning to be carrying a wild look to have a bearded and dirty look to be lawless to be uncultured Example Sentences Their residence is ... Read on

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by dint of
by dint of Meaning: as result of something. Example: Mark got what he wanted by dint of requesting and threatening.

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