He really put the screws to me.
She raked him over the coals.
That boy opened a can of worms when he told his dad the truth.
The cat’s out of the bag now.
I’m so hungry I could eat a horse!
When I thought about how many expressions I use in a single day it surprised me. They’re everywhere in our language.
Even when the hubby and I sit and talk, I catch us using dozens of expressions. It makes me wonder if this is something that’s been done throughout the ages. “Ach! Me head hurts, my dove. I need some hair off the dog.”
There’s a new show on the History Channel that delves into this matter. I find it very interesting how some words and phrases came about. Some of them are surprising.
So, are you someone who relies on expressions in your conversations? What’s your favorite one?
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