|ridicule, mock, scoff at, jibe at, make fun of, poke fun at,|
laugh at, hold up to ridicule, pillory;
I have had many sayings come
to mind that I have
heard my whole life. I never really even
thought about where the sayings originated from
until the past few years.
I decided today to put the sayings
on this page of my blog
along with the word of the day.
One man's trash is another man's treasure
past tense: foiled; past participle: foiled
past tense: inundated; past participle: inundated
overwhelm (someone) with things or people to be dealt with.
"we've been inundated with complaints from listeners"
synonyms: overwhelm, overrun, overload, bog down, swamp, besiege, snow under, bombard, glut
"we have been inundated with complaints"
"the islands may be the first to be inundated as sea levels rise"
synonyms: flood, deluge, overrun, swamp, drown, submerge, engulf
"a flood inundated the temple"
past tense: monopolized; past participle: monopolized
ikˈspendəb(ə)l/adjective(of an object) designed to be used only once and then abandoned or destroyed."the need for unmanned and expendable launch vehicles"
of little significance when compared to an overall purpose, and therefore able to be abandoned."the region is expendable in the wider context of national politics"
Here's A Saying To Learn:
|Verb||1.||"toeing the line" means to : do what is expected|