Play something by ear

Play something by ear

What does it mean?ExamplesSynonyms To play something by ear means to improvise. To decide how to deal with a situation as it develops rather than acting according to plans made earlier. To let things go as they may. 1. A: What are you gonna do this Friday? B: I think...
All thumbs

All thumbs

What does it mean?ExamplesSynonyms All thumbs refers to someone who is physically awkward; clumsy. Lacking physical coordination, skill, or grace. Awkward in handling things; uncoordinated. 1. I wish I could play the piano but I’m all thumbs. 2. Gary tried...
A dry run

A dry run

What does it mean?ExamplesSynonyms A dry run describes an occasion when you practice doing something to make sure there will be no problems when you really do it. A rehearsal or practice exercise. A trial exercise of something to see how it will work before it is...
You can say that again

You can say that again

What does it mean?ExamplesSynonyms You can say that again is said when something is true; correct. Something that you say to show you completely agree with something that someone has just said. To express emphatic agreement. 1. A: What a beautiful day with all the...
Every minute counts

Every minute counts

What does it mean?ExamplesSynonyms Every minute counts is an expression that emphasizes the importance of time. Referring to time, not to delay or waste time. 1. This is my one and only shot in New York, I’m going to make every minute count.   2. Emergency...
Old money

Old money

What does it mean?ExamplesSynonyms Old money refers to someone who has inherited the wealth of established upper-class families. Rich families who have been rich for several generations, especially those with high social status. Possessing wealth that has been...
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