Anything Doing?

Also used: What’s doing? Meaning of Idiom ‘Anything Doing?’ Anything doing, posed as a question, means is anything special happening?; is there any news? Usage This idiom is often followed by a specific reference to a period of time such as “Is anything doing tonight?” Examples of Use “Is anything doing tonight? Are you going … Read more

And Counting… Idiom

The idiom “and counting” is not a very old idiom in that it seems to have originated with the launch of rockets and the associated countdowns. It probably originated in the mid-1900’s. Meaning of ‘and Counting’ ‘And counting’ is used to indicate that a number or amount of something is going up and will probably … Read more

An Army Marches on Its Stomach

Meaning of the Idiom ‘An Army Marches on Its Stomach’ The idiom phrase ‘an army marches on its stomach’ means that soldiers, workers, or anyone else expected to perform a task cannot function effectively unless they are well fed.  Want to see more videos from Idioms.Online? Subscribe to our YouTube channel! Usage A variation … Read more

An Accident Waiting To Happen

Meaning of Idiom ‘An Accident Waiting to Happen’ An accident waiting to happen is a dangerous situation that is certain to cause an accident or cause something to go wrong. This expression usually refers to negligence, carelessness, bad planning, wrong procedures, etc. 1Ayto, John. Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms. Oxford: Oxford U, 2010. 2McCarthy, Michael. Cambridge … Read more