Dressed to Kill

dressed-to-kill-finalMeaning from idiommeanings.com

(idiom) dressed very nicely, extravagantly, or elaborately

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Chock-a-block

Chock a Block

Aidan: Wow! That was a great meal! Don’t you think?
Ogie: Yeah, you can say that again.

Aidan: Time for a dessert!
Ogie: Oh, no, I’m chock-a-block ..phew!

Aidan: Okay! One Chocolate Ice Cream please! i’ll order some Vanilla ice cream and pudding
Ogie; No-no- wait!

Ogie: It means, I’m full, no more food please.
Aidan: oh, Okay, I’ll eat your portion then.

from:  http://www.thefreedictionary.com/Chockablock
chock-a-block or chock·a·block  (chk-blk)
adj.
1. Squeezed together; jammed: The cheering fans were chock-a-block in the stands.
2. Completely filled; stuffed: “I recommend the north shore chowder, chockablock with pieces of seasonal fish” (Charles Monaghan).
3. Nautical Drawn so close as to have the blocks touching. Used of a ship’s hoisting tackle.
adv.
Chock: a hall that was chock-a-block full.

Pull Yourself Together

 

Comic strip explaining about the idiom "Pull Yourself Together"

Panel 1:

Girl 1: BOOOOOHOOOO

Girl 2: Hey, what’s the matter?

Panel 2

Girl: I just got dumped! I feel I want to get into a room and throw away the key! Aaaanggg

Girl 1: Now, now pull yourself together …

Panel 3

Girl 1; Pull? Like this…ack ack ack … (choking) – pulling her collars

Girl 2: (facepalm) ooh…brother…

Panel 3

Girl 2: It means you should control your emotions, you dummy

Girl 1: but that hurts

Girl 2: serves you right…

Based on ideas by Jho

Find

Panel1:

Boy 1: Yo! Aidan wait up!

Panel 2:

Boy 1 : So, what’s your plan for the weekend.

Aidan: I’ve got a weekend job, remember? at Haris’ Pizza.

Boy 1: oh, yeah, i totally forgot about it
you told me. So how did you find the job?

Panel 3:

Aidan: usual thing, i browsed the
vacancy board
… and i used the map to
find the place

Boy 2: speechless

Panel 5:

It means What you think
or feel of your new job!

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Ok, it’s actually a phrase 😀 – there are  actually  more than 20  different meanings of the word “find” either as a noun or a verb

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