random phrases of the day 50 phrases


  1. Hear, HearMeaning: A shout of agreement, or to draw attention to a speaker.
  2. No-BrainerMeaning: Anything that requires minimal brain activity to accomplish.
  3. Dropping Like FliesMeaning: To fall down ill or to die in large numbers.
  4. Curiosity Killed The CatMeaning: Typically said to indicate that any further investigation into a situation may lead to harm.
  5. Happy as a ClamMeaning: The state of being happy; feeling delighted.
  6. Keep Your Eyes PeeledMeaning: To be watchful; paying careful attention to something.
  7. Lickety SplitMeaning: To go at a quick pace; no delaying!
  8. All Greek To MeMeaning: When something is incomprehensible due to complexity; unintelligble.
  9. Keep On Truckin’Meaning: To keep going, pressing forward; never stopping.
  10. A Fool and His Money are Soon PartedMeaning: It’s easy for a fool to lose his/her money.
  11. Mountain Out of a MolehillMeaning: One who escalates small things and turns them into big problems.
  12. Put a Sock In ItMeaning: Asking someone to be quiet or to shut up.
  13. Between a Rock and a Hard PlaceMeaning: Being faced with two difficult choices.
  14. Drawing a BlankMeaning: Failing to recall a memory. Unable to remember something.
  15. You Can’t Teach an Old Dog New TricksMeaning: It can be challenging to teach a person something new.
  16. What Goes Up Must Come DownMeaning: Things that go up must eventually return to the earth due to gravity.
  17. Under the WeatherMeaning: Not feeling well, in health or mood.
  18. It’s Not Brain SurgeryMeaning: A task that’s easy to accomplish, a thing lacking complexity.
  19. Close But No CigarMeaning: Coming close to a successful outcome only to fall short at the end.
  20. Barking Up The Wrong TreeMeaning: To make a wrong assumption about something.
  21. A Piece of CakeMeaning: A task that is simple to accomplish.
  22. In the RedMeaning: Losing money. Being in debt.
  23. Par For the CourseMeaning: What you would expect to happen; something normal or common.
  24. Playing For KeepsMeaning: Said when things are about to get serious.
  25. No Ifs, Ands, or ButsMeaning: Finishing a task without making any excuses.
  26. Jumping the GunMeaning: Something that occurs too early before preparations are ready. Starting too soon.
  27. Yada YadaMeaning: A way to notify a person that what they’re saying is predictable or boring.
  28. Jaws of LifeMeaning: Usually this references a tool used by rescuers when they pry or cut open a car to save the occupant.
  29. Tough It OutMeaning: To remain resillient even in hard times; enduring.
  30. Top DrawerMeaning: High quality, exceptional; something that’s very valuable.
  31. Ugly DucklingMeaning: One who may seem plain at first in appearance or capability, but later turns out to be beautiful or great.
  32. Playing PossumMeaning: Pretending to be dead, or to be deceitful about something.
  33. Greased LightningMeaning: Very fast or quick.
  34. Goody Two-ShoesMeaning: A smugly virtuous person.
  35. Burst Your BubbleMeaning: To ruin someone’s happy moment.
  36. Eat My HatMeaning: Having confidence in a specific outcome; being almost sure about something.
  37. Keep Your Shirt OnMeaning: Keeping calm. Usually said by someone who is trying to avoid making others upset.
  38. Jack of All Trades Master of NoneMeaning: Having suitable skill in multiple things, but not being an expert in any of them.
  39. Quick On the DrawMeaning: Performing an action with the greatest of haste.
  40. Cry WolfMeaning: Someone that calls for help when it is not needed. Someone who is lying.
  41. Know the RopesMeaning: Having a familiarity or understanding of how something works.
  42. Fight Fire With FireMeaning: To retaliate with an attack that is similar to the attack used against you.
  43. Let Her RipMeaning: Permission to start, or it could mean ‘go faster!’
  44. Down For The CountMeaning: Someone or something that looks to be defeated, or nearly so.
  45. Raining Cats and DogsMeaning: When it is raining heavily.
  46. Plot Thickens – TheMeaning: A situation that has gotten way more serious or interesting due to recent complexities or developments.
  47. On the RopesMeaning: Being in a situation that looks to be hopeless!
  48. Like Father Like SonMeaning: Resembling one’s parents in terms of appearance or behavior.
  49. Wake Up CallMeaning: An occurance of sorts that brings a problem to somebody’s attention and they realize it needs fixing.
  50. Wouldn’t Harm a FlyMeaning: Nonviolent; someone who is mild or gentle.