The Gaiety Of Nations??
Life will bE simpler if you lived in gaiety of nations. Gaiety of what?? This is the funny part about idioms, what they actually mean is not what they literally mean. Read more and find it out.
- BELOW THE GAFF
- SENTENCE-: They leaked the information below the gaff.
MEANING-: reveal or let out a plot or secret
- THE GAIETY OF NATIONS
- SENTENCE-: “Why are you so happy, anything special?”. “No, just the gaiety of nations”.
MEANING-: general cheerfulness or amusement
- GO YOUR GAIT
- SENTENCE-: Life will always give you chance to go your own gait, the choice is then yours.
MEANING-: pursue your own course
- PLAY TO THE GALLERY
- SENTENCE-: Don’t take him seriously, he just knows how to play to the gallery.
MEANING-: act in an exaggerated or histrionic manner, especially in order to appeal to popular taste
- THE GAME IS UP
- SENTENCE-: The thieves had not way out, there game was up.
MEANING-: The plan, deception or crime is revealed or foiled.
- BE A DAB HAND
SENTENCE-: Picasso was dab hand at painting.
MEANING-: be expert at
- LOOK DAGGERS AT
SENTENCE-:The police men looked daggers at thieves.
MEANING-: glare angrily or venomously at
- RATTLE YOUR DAGS
SENTENCE-:We are getting late!! Rattle your dags.
MEANING-: HURRY UP
- FRESH AS A DAISY
SENTENCE-:People who are successful often behave fresh as a daisy all day.
MEANING-: VERY BRIGHT AND CHEERFUL
- PUSHING UP THE DAISIES
SENTENCE-: There is no point pushing up the daisies, what is over, is over.
MEANING-: dead and burried
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