Pennies from heaven: The expression sure sounds poetic, doesn’t it? But do you know what the phrase means?
Many common words and expressions in modern American English are actually borrowed from Latin terms and phrases.
Have you ever heard someone described as being “riled up” and wondered what it meant?
Whether you’re scanning through the radio stations, watching a television show or movie, or reading a book or article, you may come across the proverb and idiom once bitten, twice shy.
The show must go on is an extremely popular phrase. But do you know what this idiomatic expression means? Keep reading to find out.
You’re frustrated with trying to complete a difficult task and feel like giving up when your friend says, “Keep on truckin!”
The well-known proverb and idiomatic phrase blood is thicker than water actually has nothing to do with the consistency of either substance.
Have you ever been told to “bite the bullet”? If so, in that moment, your mind probably started to imagine your teeth chomping down on a round of ammunition...