Depending on some change, happening, or need.
Christmas card., slang, citizen's band radio jargon A speeding ticket.
Fifth See: take THE fifth.
/He palmed his creditors off with a great show of prosperity./ Syn.: PUT OFF.To that effect adj./Jack climbed all the way to the top of the tree./ * /Joe has played the whole way in the football game and it's almost over./.Not important to the thing being discussed; off the subject; not mattering./He put down a new well./ put forth./Drag races are often held on airport landing strips./ * /Holding drag races is a good way to stop teenage hot rod racing on public highways./ Compare: drag strip./The police caught the hit-and-run driver and he made a clean breast of his crime./ * /Arthur worried concours ifsi 2018 aquitaine because he cheated on the test, and finally he went to the teacher and made a clean breast./ Compare: OFF ONE'S chest."Every cloud has a silver lining he said./ Compare: IT'S AN ILL wind that blows nobody good.Lose one's heart./When Mother asked who broke the window, Jimmie told her right out that he did./ * /When Ann entered the beauty contest her little brother told her straight out that she was crazy./ right side of the tracks See: THE tracks./David did not have a book to his name./ * /Ed had only one suit to his name./ to one's ribs See: stick TO ONE'S ribs.
Red See: IN THE RED, paint THE town RED, SEE promo ouigo RED.
/Campers must be on the alert for poison ivy and poison oak./ * /Drivers must be on the alert for traffic signals./ Compare: ON ONE'S toes.On behalf of See: IN behalf./It is a sad sign of the times that all the major lakes and rivers are badly polluted and fish in them are poisoned./ sign.Phr., slang, informal To get moving; to stop being idle and to start working vigorously.Pitt plays the piano, his heart and soul is./ * /John plays tennis badly, but with heart and soul./ * /Mary wanted a puppy with all her heart and soul./ heart and soul(2) adv.Cross See: AT cross purposes, carry ONE'S cross, double cross, keep ONE'S fingers crossed at cross ONE'S fingers(1b).To make angry; irritate; annoy.Used in disbelief or sarcasm.To meet by accident; come upon without planning or expecting.