Adam tiler

Adam Tiler Definition: (idiomatic, archaic, slang and cant) A pickpocket's accomplice; the person who takes the goods a pickpocket steals and leaves with them.

Example: "In the same way as I got this," showing a handful of silver, "by turning autem diver, or, if you like it better, my Adam tiler."

Act one's age

Act one's age Definition: To be mature and not childish. Example: Stop being childish and act your age.

A man of few words

A man of few words Definition: (Also a woman of few words) a man who doesn't speak much. A man of action

Example: He is a man of few words. But when he speaks, he makes a lot of sense.

We should be man of few words

Meaning and usage of shot in the arm

Shot In The Arm-an encouraging stimulus-

The movie was a real shot in the arm for our crew.

Meaning and usage of Rack one's brain

Rack One's Brains-make a great effort to think of or remember something-Meg racked her brain for inspiration.

Meaning and usage 24/7

24/7 Definition: All the time; always available; without a break Etymology: Some convenience stores are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The phrase is used for anything that is always (or nearly always) available. Synonyms: around the clock Example: 1) In New York City, a lot of stores are open 24/7. 2) I had to move because my neighbors played loud dance music 24/7.

Meaning and usage until the cows come home

Until The Cows Come Home

-for a very long time

-I could sit here and argue with you till the cows come home, but it wouldn't solve anything.

Meaning and usage of Dirt cheap

Dirt Cheap-very inexpensive -These shoes were dirt cheap -

I found them on the clearance rack.

Meaning and usage of vale of years

The Vale Of Years-the last or declining years of one's age or career-Astride his motorcycle with thick chestnut hair and a deep, booming voice, my grandfather looks very little like a man who has slipped into the vale of years.


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