1. The lights are on but nobody’s home
—— used to describe a stupid person.
She really has no clue- the lights are on but nobody’s home!
2. When pigs fly
——about something that will never happen.
Yea, right! You will get Taylor Swift to ask you on a date when pigs
3. To have Van Gogh’s ear for music
—— to be tone deaf. (Van Gogh only had one ear!)
Xavi really shouldn’t play the piano- he has Van Gogh’s ear for music.
4. To pig out
——to eat a lot very quickly.
After the marathon, the runners pigged out at a dinner buffet.
5. Everything but the kitchen sink
——almost everything has been included.
Maria was trying so hard to get the question right, she was throwing out
everything but the kitchen sink!
6. To put a sock in it
——to tell someone noisy to be quiet.
Jane was yelling while I was studying so I told her to put a sock in
7. To have a cast iron stomach
—— to have no problems eating or drinking anything.
I think I would be sick if I ate all that food, but Joe seems to have a
cast iron stomach.
8. To drink like a fish
– to drink heavily.
The group at the bar seems to being having a party and you can tell he’s
the birthday boy because he is drinking like a fish!
9. Use your loaf
—— use your head, think smart.
Come on Parker, use your loaf! I know you can solve this problem!
10. Finger lickin’ good
—— extremely tasty.
My mom makes the best steak! It’s finger lickin’ good!