The devil is in the details… sounds ominous, doesn’t it? Indeed, this idiomatic and proverbial phrase does issue a warning.
Keep reading to learn all about the idiomatic and proverbial expression still waters run deep.
You’ve likely heard the popular idiomatic expression sky’s the limit before. But do you know what it means?
Has someone ever asked you for “scratch paper”? Did you, ahem, scratch your head over the term?
Have you ever heard or read the phrase out of sight, out of mind and wondered what it meant?
Have you ever heard the phrase necessity is the mother of invention and wondered what it meant?
As is the case with so many of the common phrases explored here at The Word Counter, we’ve got William Shakespeare to thank for my kingdom for a horse.
Have you ever faced a daunting task and had friends and loved ones encourage and comfort you by saying, “Many hands make light work”?
And it turns out, not only does it feel good, it’s also good for you—hence the expression laughter is the best medicine.
No doubt you’ve been told (or at least heard) at some point in your life that “imitation is the sincerest form of flattery”
Will Farrell, playing the legendary reporter Ron Burgundy, comically utters it along with a string of other silly sayings while warming up his vocal cords before delivering the news.