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September 1, 2018 04:07
Idiom of the Day

📚pay through the nose
️INFORMAL

️Meaning: If you pay through the nose for something, you pay more than the usual price for it.

For example:

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I know I pay through the nose for my dental work, but the dentist I see is supposed to be the best, so I don't mind paying more than usual.

🔺We had to pay through the nose for our room because it was a long weekend and most of the hotels were fully booked.
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August 31, 2018 17:05
Slang of the Day

🇬🇧Gaffer

✍🏾Meaning: the manager, the boss

❕Fo
r example:

🔺Al
l the Manchester United players said they owed their success to the gaffer and the rest of the coaching staff.

🔺Eh, Bobby! The gaffer wants to see you. And you'd better watch out coz he don't look too happy, neither!

✍🏻Note: usually used with the definite article "the"

💥Variety: This slang term is typically used in British English but may be used in other varieties of English too.
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August 31, 2018 06:03
Thought of the Day:
“Life always offers you a second chance. It’s called tomorrow.”

😅Joke of the Day:
W
hat kind of bear stays out in the rain? A drizzly bear.

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Random Fact of the Day:
Th
ere is almost always an even number of rows on an ear of corn.
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August 30, 2018 14:23
Idiom of the Day

📚go over your head

✍🏾Meaning:
If someone goes over your head, they go to someone with more authority than you in order to get something that you would normally grant, possibly because they think you won't give it to them.

❕F
or example:

🔺H
e knew I wouldn't give him time off, so he went over my head and asked my boss.

🔺I wouldn't go over her head if I were you. It'll make her angry, and next time you ask her for something she might say no.

💥Note: For another idiom with similar wording, but a very different meaning, see the listing for "over your head".
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August 30, 2018 04:44
Thought of the Day:
“Spending today complaining about yesterday won’t make tomorrow any better.” -Unknown

😅Joke of the day:
W
hat animal can jump higher than a house? All of them – houses can’t jump.

💥
Random Fact of the Day:
Yo
ur right lung is a little bigger than your left lung.
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August 29, 2018 13:45
👁‍🗨Thought of the Day:
“T
o reach your own goals and dreams, you must learn how to assist others in reaching theirs.” -Joe Gibbs

😂J
oke of the Day:
Wha
t is something that has to be broken before you can use it? An egg!

❗️Random Fact of the Day:
You
r skin sheds and regrows once a month.
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August 28, 2018 02:51
Idiom of the Day

📚carte blanche
F
ORMAL

🏾Meaning:
If you give someone carte blanche, you give them freedom to do whatever they want in a situation.

❕F
or example:

🔺T
he boss has given us carte blanche to redecorate the offices.

🔺The president gave his generals carte blanche to fight the war however they wished.

©Origin: Originally borrowed from French. A literal translation would be "white (or blank) paper".
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August 26, 2018 17:17
Slang of the Day

🔰OD

✍🏾Meaning:
to take an overdose of a drug

❕F
or example:

🔺I
f someone OD's, call an ambulance immediately. After calling, give the person mouth-to-mouth resuscitation if they've stopped breathing.

🔺It's very easy to OD and die from taking a narcotic drug like heroin. This is because narcotics are such powerful drugs that taking a dose which is just a little bit stronger than usual can kill a person.

🗣Note: pronounced "oh-dee"

©Orig
in: short for "overdose"
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August 24, 2018 04:57
Idiom of the Day

rack your brains | rack you brain

✍🏾Meaning:

If you rack your brains, or rack you brain, you try hard to remember something or think of a solution to a problem or a puzzle.

For example:

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I'm racking my brains, but I just can't think of his name.

🔺Shelley's writing this song about being out of work and she's racking her brain trying to come up with a good rhyme for "unemployed".
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August 21, 2018 06:20
Phrasal Verb of the Day

🔰put over

✍🏾Meaning:
t
o communicate something like an idea or an opinion

❕For example:

put over sth
🔺Do you think you put over your point of view clearly enough?

put sth over
🔺
Mandy doesn't think she's very good at putting her ideas over, but I think she's fine.
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