What is a word for variety?
SYNONYMS FOR variety 1 diversity, multiplicity. 3 assortment, collection, group. 4 kind, sort, class, species.
What does the idiom stick to my guns mean?
to continue to have your beliefs or continue with a plan of action, even if other people disagree with you: Despite harsh criticism, she’s sticking to her guns on this issue.
How are idioms used in a story?
Idioms Used in the Story
- at the drop of a hat = immediately.
- by leaps and bounds = very quickly (used with improvement)
- copycat = someone or a company who tries to do things like another person or company.
- dog eat dog = very competitive.
- drive a hard bargain = to make a business deal that is very advantageous for you.
What is the meaning of the idiom below the belt?
To say something that is often too personal, usually irrelevant, and always unfair: “To remind reformed alcoholics of their drinking problem is to hit below the belt.” The expression comes from boxing, in which it is illegal to hit an opponent below the belt.
What does the idiom cost an arm and a leg mean?
informal. : to be too expensive I want a new car that doesn’t cost an arm and a leg.
What is the meaning of on the ropes?
On the verge of defeat or collapse, helpless, as in They acknowledged that their campaign was on the ropes, and they could not possibly win the election. This expression, alluding to a boxer forced back to the ropes of the ring and leaning against them for support, has been used figuratively since the mid-1900s.
What is an idiom for angry?
from: ‘up in arms’ to: ‘get/take flak’ up in arms. “If you are up in arms about something, you are very angry.” “The population was up in arms over the demolition of the old theatre.”
What is the meaning of the idiom throw in the towel?
To quit in defeat. The phrase comes from boxing, in which a fighter indicates surrender by throwing a towel into the ring: “After losing the election, he threw in the towel on his political career.”
What is the meaning of the idiom in our corner?
If someone is in your corner, they are supporting you and helping you. It’s good to know that whatever happens, he’ll support me and be in my corner. Note: You can also say that you have someone in your corner. From words spoken after our meeting, we felt we already had Bob Uhlein in our corner.
Does money really talk?
While we may communicate via money (albeit in a more limited way than via language), money itself does not talk. The power – or ‘agency’ – to choose what we will say when using or talking about money, lies with us.
Why it is important to dress for success?
A clean and neat professional appearance is an important step in making a good first impression. Dress as you want to be seen: professional, successful, and the kind of person the company wants to represent it. When you feel good about the way you look, you naturally convey confidence and a positive attitude.
What does the idiom Variety is the spice of life mean?
—used to say that life is more interesting and enjoyable when it includes many different things.
How do you say something was successful?
- successful. adjective. achieving the result that you want.
- leading. adjective. main, most important, or most successful.
- thriving. adjective. very successful.
- high-flying. adjective.
- brilliant. adjective.
- triumphant. adjective.
- someone never looked back. phrasal verb.
- distinguished. adjective.
Is key to success an idiom?
Fig. the secret to someone’s success. Bob said that the key to his success is working hard, being on time, and being extremely lucky.
What does the idiom end of my rope mean?
: a state in which one is not able to deal with a problem, difficult situation, etc., any longer It was clear from her outburst that she was at the end of her rope. I’m at the end of my rope.
What does it mean to touch someone’s heart?
make them feel empathy
What does the idiom in hot water mean?
(also get into hot water) to be in or get into a difficult situation in which you are in danger of being criticized or punished: He found himself in hot water over his comments about immigration..
What is money talk?
—used to say that money has a strong influence on people’s actions and decisions In politics, money talks.