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Any Minute Now

Any Minute Now

What does the expression "any minute now" mean Definition: very soon Example: Don't worry, I'm sure Judith will be...
Paper Trail

Paper Trail

What does the idiom "paper trail" mean? Definition: documents that show a chain of events Example: If you file a complaint against your employer, be sure to print everything out. If it turns into a legal proceeding, you'll need the paper...
Don’t Buy (Something)

Don’t Buy (Something)

What does the expression "don't buy" mean? Definition: not accept an idea or argument Example: I never bought the idea that eggs were unhealthful, and now researchers are finding out they're perfectly OK to eat.
Don’t Buy (Something)

Don’t Buy (Something)

What does the expression "don't buy" mean? Definition: not accept an argument or idea Example: I've never bought the idea that eating eggs is unhealthful, and now researchers are finding there's no problem with them.
What’s the Crack?

What’s the Crack?

What does the expression "what's the crack?" mean? Definition: What's happening with this? What's up? Example: What's the crack with Manchester United? They keep trading away their best players.  
Alarm Bells (Ring)

Alarm Bells (Ring)

What does the idiom "alarm bells" mean? Definition: warning signs Example: I went out on a date with a guy who seemed nice, but alarm bells rang when he wouldn't stop talking about his ex-wife.