A pain in the neck

A pain in the neck

What does it mean?ExamplesSynonyms A pain in the neck is something or someone that causes trouble; a source of unhappiness. A bothersome, annoying person. A source of annoyance; nuisance. 1. Tara told her brother to quit being a pain in the neck.   2. Sometimes...
By mistake

By mistake

What does it mean?ExamplesSynonyms By mistake is used to describe something in error; accidentally. Without intending. Erroneously. 1. I grabbed the wrong pant size by mistake, could you find the next size up?   2. I took the exit by mistake and now we’re...
Shape up or ship out

Shape up or ship out

What does it mean?ExamplesSynonyms When someone says shape up or ship out it is used as an ultimatum to improve their performance or behaviour. Used as a command to improve one’s performance or leave. A warning to say improve or get out. 1. This is the last time...
A closed book

A closed book

What does it mean?ExamplesSynonyms A closed book is an expression used when you accept something that has completely ended. Something you don’t understand or know anything about. A secret, mystery, or puzzle. 1. Today’s meeting is about terminating our...
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