SI
SI
discoversearch

We've detected that you're using an ad content blocking browser plug-in or feature. Ads provide a critical source of revenue to the continued operation of Silicon Investor.  We ask that you disable ad blocking while on Silicon Investor in the best interests of our community.  For example, here is how to disable FireFox ad content blocking while on Silicon Investor.
Pastimes
IDIOMS
An SI Board Since January 2019
Posts SubjectMarks Bans
116 16 0
Emcee:  goldworldnet Type:  Unmoderated
This thread is for Idioms.

Idioms are word combinations that have a different figurative meaning than the literal meanings of each word or phrase.

SI Ron has an excellent word thread named My Dictionary.

Best to All -- Josh
Previous 25 | Next 25 | View Recent | Post Message
Go to reply# or date (mm/dd/yy):
ReplyMessage PreviewFromRecsPosted
116Split or Choose... It is always better to choose than to split when dividing a goldworldnet-Monday
115Toy Money... Obviously given to the financial cost of non-essential pursuits andgoldworldnet1last Saturday
114Off the chain. [graphic] goldworldnet1November 18
113Mad as a hatter. en.wikipedia.org goldworldnet-November 10
112Red pill and blue pill en.wikipedia.org goldworldnet-November 8
111Bite the bullet en.wikipedia.org goldworldnet1November 8
110or [graphic]Shoot1st1November 7
109go Dutch phrase of Dutch INFORMAL share the cost of something, especially a meShoot1st1November 7
108Your topic is part of a larger linguistics study. Phraseology In linguistics, DMaA-November 7
107I've been red pilled. Fascinating how important that one has become in a shDMaA1November 7
106Well then, they should have sung "Cheep at half the price." <ggg&gStan-November 7
105"Cheap at half the price" is original, but a dated expression. [graphgoldworldnet-November 7
104There is a line in Oliver! that baffles me when Oliver has been taken by the ricStan1November 7
103Because TP was already taken?Stan-November 7
102Jack Frost nipping at your nose. goldworldnet-November 6
101More of a simile than an idiom but nice writing anyway: Writing about the weathDMaA1November 5
100and if it walks like a duck......Shoot1st1November 3
99Like a duck to water. goldworldnet-November 3
98Don’t count your chickens before they hatch. goldworldnet-November 2
97TV is called Telly in Britain.SI Ron (Soup Nazi)-November 2
96Here's a question. Everyone called Television TV. Nobody every called a DMaA-November 2
95A 2fer Elvis has left the building..... and the screen door didn't hit hiShoot1st1November 1
94As I blindly wondered.....I stumbled here..... seemingly fortuitous. I remain Shoot1st1November 1
93If you can't float your boat, it will sink. I'm doing my best to help goldworldnet-November 1
92Getting cold feet - both an idiom AND a reality for me for the next 5 months.DMaA-November 1
Previous 25 | Next 25 | View Recent | Post Message
Go to reply# or date (mm/dd/yy):