Raise eyebrows

Raise eyebrows

What does it mean?ExamplesSynonyms To raise some eyebrows means to shock or surprise people. To cause surprise or mild disapproval. 1. Katherine’s style has raised some eyebrows at work lately, miniskirts and all.   2. It’s an issue that ought to...
Something happens out of the blue

Something happens out of the blue

What does it mean?ExamplesSynonyms If something happens out of the blue, it happens suddenly and you are not expecting it. At a completely unexpected time. An event that occurs unexpectedly, without any warning or preparation. 1. I met my childhood friend, Jamie out...
Take a hike

Take a hike

What does it mean?ExamplesSynonyms If someone tells you to take a hike, it’s a rude way of telling someone to leave; to beat it. To go away; get out of here; be gone forever. To leave because one’s presence is unwanted. 1. A: Hey pretty lady, can I have...
Give anything to do something

Give anything to do something

What does it mean?ExamplesSynonyms To give anything to do something means to pay, give, or do whatever is necessary to achieve something. Doing your best to acquire or achieve a thing for which one has an intense desire. To want something very much. 1. I’m so...
Get over it

Get over it

What does it mean?ExamplesSynonyms Get over it means to move on; accept things the way they are. Don’t concern yourself with something that’s already in the past. To feel better after something or someone has made you unhappy or upset. 1. Man, I...
As good as new

As good as new

What does it mean?ExamplesSynonyms If something is as good as new it means it has either been kept in the same good condition as when it was new. Repaired so that it is as good as it was when it was new. As well or as healthy as normal. 1. Our wood coffee table needed...
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