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Thursday, April 17, 2014

Loose Cannon

Idiom: Loose Cannon



Meaning: A person who doesn't think of their actions or their effects on those around them. 

Example:
Michele: I can't believe how Jason acted at the party.
Christina: I heard he was such a loose cannon and hurt a lot of people's feelings.
Michele: I don't think the alcohol helped any.


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Tuesday, April 15, 2014

To be on cloud nine


Idiom: to be on cloud nine



Meaning: To be very content, happy, and in an excellent mood

Example:
Iain: Jennifer has been on cloud nine all day.
Mary: I know! It's because she got engaged last night.
Iain: Ah!! That makes sense now.


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