American Idioms and Expressions

Sage Advice Idiom

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sage advice
What does sage advice mean?
very good and wise adviceI waited for my friend to ask me for my sage advice regarding his problems.
sage advice
What does sage advice mean?
very good and wise advice My friend asked me for my sage advice regarding his problems.


Some Random Idioms
soaked to the skin
What does "soaked to the skin" mean?
with one's clothing wet right through to the skinWe were soaked to the skin when we got home from the picnic.
hang tough
What does "hang tough" mean?
maintain one's ideas or attitudes
cake hole
What does "cake hole" mean?
mouth. Shut your cake hole or I'll smack you.
serve as a guinea pig
What does "serve as a guinea pig" mean?
to allow some kind of test to be performed on someoneI was not happy that I had to act as a guinea pig for the managers who were testing the new training material.
over one`s head
What does "over one`s head" mean?
to be/go beyond one's ability to understand, to be too difficultThe mathematics lectures went over my head during the first few weeks.
until all hours (of the day or night)
What does "until all hours (of the day or night)" mean?
until very lateWe stayed up until all hours playing cards.
Like a moth to a flame
What does "Like a moth to a flame" mean?
Something that is like a moth to a flame is attracted to something that is deadly or dangerous.
gee whiz
What does "gee whiz" mean?
used as an exclamation to show surprise or other strong feelings"Gee whiz! Are we really going to go to France for our holiday?"

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