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...
Come again?

Come again?

What does it mean?ExamplesSynonyms As a question, Come again? is used as a request to repeat what was said. Another way to ask, “What did you say?”/ “I didn’t hear what you said.”/ “Please repeat it.” A phrase asking someone...
Sweet nothings

Sweet nothings

What does it mean?ExamplesSynonyms Sweet nothings refers to loving comments; pleasant remarks between lovers. Murmured words of endearment, as between sweethearts. Romantic or intimate words that are only meant to flatter, woo, or seduce. 1. The two lovers had a...
Game time

Game time

What does it mean?ExamplesSynonyms Game time means that it’s time to go what has to be done. Time to play/work/accomplish what needs to be done. The time at which an activity is about to begin. 1. Ok team, it’s game time! Let’s put our energy into...
A sight for sore eyes

A sight for sore eyes

What does it mean?ExamplesSynonyms A sight for sore eyes refers to a welcome sight. One whom it is a relief or joy to see. A pleasing sight; something that is beautiful to look at. 1. I’m starving! And this meal is a sight for sore eyes!   2. The models...
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