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A group of words established by usage as having a meaning not deducible from those of the individual words


To be two faced

To be double-faced; to be a hypocrite; to say one thing and do another; to have different viewpoints

Keep one's mouth shut

Stay silent; to order someone to remain quiet or to keep a secret

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A small group of words standing together as a conceptual unit, typically forming a component of a clause.


To be ticked

To be angry

Common as cat-shit and twice as nasty

Said of someone/something else thought as beneath oneself

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Phrasal Verbs

phras•al verb

An idiomatic phrase consisting of a verb and another element, typically either an adverb, or a preposition


To muck about

To behave silly

Left out/ left off

Did not include

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A short pithy saying in general use, stating a general truth or piece of advice


Ignorance is bliss

Not knowing is better than knowing; one is not concerned about things one does not know;

A woman's work is never done

Said of a woman working mostly at home: woman is always working even when not earning money because

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Repeat or copy out (a group of words from a text or speech), typically with an indication that one is not the original author or speaker.


Milla Jovovich

At the age of 16 I was already dreaming of having a baby because I felt myself to be an adult, but m

Giovanni Falcone

He who doesn't fear death dies only once.

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