Hook, line, and sinker

Hook, line, and sinker

What does it mean?ExamplesSynonyms To fall for something hook, line, and sinker is an expression is used to emphasize that someone has been completely deceived or tricked. When you completely believe something someone tells you which is not true. Without reservation;...
Absent-minded

Absent-minded

What does it mean?ExamplesSynonyms If someone is absent-minded, they are forgetful or inattentive of everyday details or duties. So lost in thought that one does not realize what one is doing or happening. Having or showing a habitually forgetful or inattentive...
Like a broken record

Like a broken record

What does it mean?ExamplesSynonyms To say the same thing over and over again is to be like a broken record. Someone who keeps repeating themselves over and over again to the great annoyance of others. Something or someone that annoyingly repeats itself. 1. To be...
A war of words

A war of words

What does it mean?ExamplesSynonyms A war of words is a long argument between two people or groups. A prolonged debate conducted by means of the spoken or printed word. An occasion when people or organizations criticize each other or argue in public. 1. The debate on...
The ball is in someone’s court

The ball is in someone’s court

What does it mean?ExamplesSynonyms If the ball is in someone’s court, it means that it’s up to them to make the next decision or step. The need to react or answer. When someone has to do something before any progress can be made in a situation. 1. The ball...
Best of both worlds

Best of both worlds

What does it mean?ExamplesSynonyms A situation wherein one can enjoy two different opportunities is called having the best of both worlds. Having the advantages of two different things at the same time. The most enjoyable or attractive features of two different...
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