Idioms beginning with X

X Factor

Meaning: an outstanding extraordinary ability

Example: This is the right time to invest in Gold and Real Estate. It may turn out to be an X-Factor. Read on

x marks the spot

Meaning: ing: when someone finds something looking for, this is the exact spot, mark something with X on target. Example 1: X marks the spot, so let's go and dig up treasure. Example 2: I pointed to the location on the map and told the recruits "x marks the spot". Example 3: We looked at the Google map and saw that X marked the spot where it was the cloud brust and killed many people. Origin: What is said upon finding your target has been marked out derived from an X on pirate treasure maps. The phrase was put into common usage by the British army, who performed executions by marking a piece of paper with a black x and positioning it on the heart of someone sentenced to de

Example: ing: when someone finds something looking for, this is the exact spot, mark something with X on target. Example 1: X marks the spot, so let's go and dig up treasure. Example 2: I pointed to the location on the map and told the recruits "x marks the spot". Example 3: We looked at the Google map and saw that X marked the spot where it was the cloud brust and killed many people. Origin: What is said upon finding your target has been marked out derived from an X on pirate treasure maps. The phrase was put into common usage by the British army, who performed executions by marking a piece of paper with a black x and positioning it on the heart of someone sentenced to de Read on

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high up

Meaning: to have an important standing in society

Example: With the way he barked orders at the workers, everyone got the impression that he is high up in the company. Read on

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