Every Nook and Cranny

Meaning of Idiom ‘Every Nook and Cranny’ Every nook and cranny means everywhere; every possible part of a place. 1Ammer, Christine. American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013.,2Ayto, John. Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms. Oxford: Oxford U, 2010. Usage This idiom is usually used in regards to searching for something. For example: “I’ve searched through … Read more

Everything but the Kitchen Sink

Also: kitchen sink (adjective) Meaning of Idiom ‘Everything but the Kitchen Sink’ Everything but the kitchen sink means almost everything, whether appropriate or not; everything imaginable. 1Ammer, Christine. American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013.,2Ayto, John. Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms. Oxford: Oxford U, 2010.,3Bengelsdorf, Peter. Idioms in the News – 1,000 Phrases, Real Examples. N.p.: Amz Digital … Read more

Every Time One Turns Around

Meaning Every time one turns around: An emphatic way of saying too often, or often enough to be annoying or aggravating. Usage This idiom is most often used to complain about some annoying or troublesome thing that tends to happen often, or seems to happen often. Examples Of Use “Every time I turn around, my … Read more

Even-Steven

Also: Even stevens Even stephen Meaning of Idiom ‘Even Steven’ To be even steven means to be exactly equal, have an equal chance, or to have nothing owed on either side of a transaction or other arrangement. 1Ammer, Christine. American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013.,2Ayto, John. Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms. Oxford: Oxford U, 2010. … Read more