Ring a Bell

Also: Ring any bells Meaning of Idiom ‘Ring a Bell’ To ring a bell means to cause someone to remember something, although indistinctly or vaguely; to remind someone of something. 1Spears, Richard A. McGraw-Hill’s American Idioms Dictionary]. Boston: McGraw Hill, 2008. ,2Ammer, Christine. American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013. If something, such … Read more

Rise From the Ashes

Also: Rise like a Phoenix from the ashes Meaning of Idiom ‘Rise from the Ashes’ To rise from the ashes means to be rebuilt or renewed and to return as new after being destroyed. 1Ayto, John. Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms. Oxford: Oxford U, 2010.,2Ammer, Christine. American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013. Usage This idiom can … Read more

Rise and Shine

Meaning To rise and shine is to get out of bed quickly and happily with plenty of energy; to wake up. Usage The usage of this idiom may be confusing to non-English speakers. It is always used when waking up someone else, especially children. Since few people wake up full of energy the implied meaning … Read more

Right Off the Bat

Meaning of Idiom ‘Right off the Bat’ Right off the bat means immediately; instantly; from the very beginning. 1Spears, Richard A. McGraw-Hill’s American Idioms Dictionary. Boston: McGraw Hill, 2008.,2Ayto, John. Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms. Oxford: Oxford U, 2010.,3Ammer, Christine. American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013.  Want to see more videos from Idioms.Online? Subscribe to … Read more