Meaning: Depriving yourself of sleep all night to do things that need to be done or you want to do. Usually used for studying. Example 1 Matt and Ben are two friends Matt: Are you going to John’s party tonight? Ben: No, I’m not! Matt:
Idiom: Pit stop Example 1: Our road trip to Las Vegas was great except for 1 thing. John kept drinking a ton of water and we had to make so many pit stops for him to use the restroom! Example 2: Jason: Are you ready
Idiom: Like wildfire Meaning:Spreading, growing or gaining popularity in an accelerated way; Quickly gaining attention. Context #1 – A new song was released by a very popular music artist. Joc:Hey Clay, did you hear the new McPac-Man song? Clayton: No, why? Joc: Dude, seriously? It’s been spreading
Idiom: Rocket science Examples: Context #1 – Two friends are discussing the effects of illegal drugs Lars:You know, I don’t agree with what the professor said in class today. Katrina: Hmmmm? About what? Lars: He said that drugs are the biggest problem in our society today. Katrina: Well,
Idiom: To line (someone or something) up Example: Context #1 – Students are trying to plan a surprise party for their teacher Jeff:Next Friday is our teacher’s last day of class before she moves to China. I think we should line something up for her surprise farewell party. Something really big!!
Idiom: The calm before the storm Example 1: It was just before the department store was to open on “Black Friday,” the biggest shopping day of the year. The store was very quiet, but the sales clerks knew this was just the calm before the storm.As soon