Johnny-come-lately is an American expression which has been used since at least the 1890s. Meaning Of Idiom ‘Johnny-Come-Lately’ The idiomatic term Johnny-come-lately is meant to express disapproval. A johnny-come-lately is a person who joins something after it has already started and is more successful than warranted or expresses knowledge or expertise that their limited experience does … Read more

Join the Club

Join the club is an idiom that is used in the imperative mood. Its figurative use appears to be somewhat modern. Meaning of Join the Club We say “join the club’ to someone when they tell us they are in a certain unfortunate situation that we are already in ourselves. It means the same as … Read more

Johnny On The Spot

Johnny on the Spot (sometimes spelled Johnny-on-the-spot) is an idiom which has been in use in the United States since the 1890’s. Meaning A ‘Johnny on the spot’ is a person who is always available and willing to do whatever needs to be done. He or she is always in the right place when they … Read more