Tuesday, June 10, 2014

To dawn on

To dawn on - to realize something for the first time.

Example - "It was several months before the truth finally dawned on me."

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To fall off the turnip truck

To fall off the turnip truck - to be uninformed and naive.

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Smug - too satisfied with your abilities or achievements.

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Wednesday, June 4, 2014


Come-hither - intended to attract someone sexually.

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Ballbuster - a demanding woman who destroys men's confidence.

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Jab - to push something with a sudden straight movement, usually with your finger, your elbow, or a narrow object.

Example- "That man jabbed me with his umbrella!"

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Pointer - a piece of advice or information.

Example - "Can you give me a few pointers on how to improve my writing?"

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Lore - traditional knowledge about nature and their culture that people get from their parents and from older people, not from books.

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