Playing For Keeps Meaning: Said when things are about to get serious. I do give up at times. but I do give it a very serious try. In one recent case I gave up after 50 serious attempts to help. When people do not wish to help themselves – who am I to help.
It’s Not All It’s Cracked Up To Be Meaning: Failing to meet expectations; not being as good as people say. Yes that is my not wish.
When the Rubber Hits the Road Meaning: When something is about to begin, get serious, or put to the test. I am going to junk few Udemy courses I enrolled Free and have not gone to them yet. I wish to revise the ones I finished quickly but would like to re-read/ listen/ watch.
It’s Not Brain Surgery Meaning: A task that’s easy to accomplish, a thing lacking complexity. I wish I get one today.
Like Father Like Son Meaning: Resembling one’s parents in terms of appearance or behavior. My receding hairline or the growing Temple from both sides makes me resemble my father. I do wish I had my mother’s blue eyes and my father’s Dark Tan – near black color rather than the pale brown I have 🙂 . I do have their Temper, I do have their killer instincts and I do have the hunger for knowledge and the will to chase building reputation instead of money.
No Ifs, Ands, or Buts Meaning: Finishing a task without making any excuses. FINISHIATIVE is a term I used for many years now. It has come to stay with me.
Lickety Split Meaning: To go at a quick pace; no delaying! At my Age, is there another option? Slowdown is not my option. Hope is not part of my strategy.
Talk the Talk Meaning: Supporting what you say, not just with words, but also through action or evidence. Yes! That is Integrity for me. Do what I say. Fulfill every promise I made, fulfill every commitment before I am dead.
Not the Sharpest Tool in the Shed Meaning: Someone who isn’t witty or sharp, but rather, they are ignorant, unintelligent, or senseless. I hope I do not have to deal with one today.
Don’t Look a Gift Horse In The Mouth Meaning: When you receive a gift from someone, do not be ungrateful. I so believe in this. I love gifting more than receiving. Rarely I go for a Quid Pro Quo!.