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.

Not my cup of tea

not my cup of tea

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Panel 1
Ogie : Sitting with a serious face trying to do his homework
Aidan: Hey , How is it going with your homework

Panel 2
Ogie : Sigh – I don’t know, man. Accounting is really not my cup of tea. I’ve been trying to solve this for ages
Aidan: I see

Panel 3
Aidan: I think rather than tea you better drink some milk, my mom always said it helps to concentrate
Ogie :I’m not drinking tea …

Panel 4
Ogie : It actually means I don’t really like doing accounting, but having a cup of tea with milk is common in some countries.

Aidan: Really? I thought you use milk only with coffee. Let’s have a cuppa then!
Ogie : Sounds good! I need a break anyway.

From thefreedictionary.com
not one’s cup of tea
Fig. not one’s choice or preference. (Used to describe an activity you do not enjoy. Can sound somewhat affected.)

Catching somebody’s eyes

catch_somebody_eyes

Panel 1
Aidan is chasing Danny  they are running from left to right  Behind Ogie. Ogie is wondering why
Danny: “Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa!”

Panel 2
Aidan is still chasing Danny from left to right. Again Ogie looking over his shoulder in amazement
Danny: “Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa!”

Panel 3
Aidan: Huffing and puffing

Danny: Peeking behind Ogie’s back

Ogie: What are you doing?

Aidan: Mr Eddie the principal asked me if I catched Danny’s eye , I should tell me him to go to Mr. Eddie’s office. But Danny kept running away. it’s hard to
catch his eyes if he keeps running

Panel 4
Ogie: It’s means if you Grab danny’s attention!I think you already did, You heard that Danny?

Danny: Yeah, i’m going now

From the Free Dictionary.com

1. Fig. to establish eye contact with someone; to attract someone’s attention.
2. Fig. to appear and attract someone’s interest.

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