To Advantage

Meaning of Idiom ‘To Advantage’ To advantage means in a way that helps or benefits you; in a way that produces a favorable effect; in an advantageous way.1Heacock, Paul. Cambridge Dictionary of American Idioms]. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2010.,2“Advantage.” Merriam-Webster, Merriam-Webster, Want to see more videos from Idioms.Online? Subscribe to our YouTube channel! Examples of … Read more

To Your Heart’s Content

Meaning of Idiom ‘To Your Heart’s Content’ To your heart’s content means as much as you want; as long as you want; until you are completely satisfied and happy. 1Heacock, Paul. Cambridge Dictionary of American Idioms]. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2010.,2Pare, May.  Body Idioms and More: For Learners of English. United States?: Mayuree Pare, 2005.  Want … Read more

Too Many Cooks Spoil the Broth

Also: Too many cooks spoil the soup Too many cooks in the kitchen Meaning of Idiom ‘Too Many Cooks Spoil the Broth’ This proverbial idiom means that too many people trying to do the same work or activity at the same time will either hinder progress or ruin the final result. 1Ayto, John. Oxford Dictionary of English … Read more

Tongue In Cheek

An idiom arising from the earlier part of the 1800’s. Meaning of Tongue in Cheek Tongue in cheek is an idiom referring to the way something is said. It means that someone is joking or speaking in a facetious or ironic manner but seems to be serious.  Want to see more videos from Idioms.Online? … Read more

Toe the Line

Also: Toe the mark (rare) Meaning of Idiom ‘Toe the Line’ To toe the line means to do what you are expected to do or ordered to do; to obey the rules; to stop disobeying the rules; to meet standards. 1Heacock, Paul. Cambridge Dictionary of American Idioms. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2010.,2Brenner, Gail Abel. Webster’s New World American Idioms Handbook. Wiley, 2003.,3Ammer, Christine. American Heritage … Read more

To (until, till) The Bitter End

Meaning of Idiom ‘To the Bitter End’ To the bitter end means to the very end, however unpleasant or ruinous; all the way to death or ruin. 1Ammer, Christine. American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013.,2Jarvie, Gordon. Bloomsbury Dictionary of Idioms. London: Bloomsbury, 2009. Examples of Use “The movie was long and boring, but we stayed … Read more

To a T

Also: Done to a T Done to a turn Meaning To a T means perfectly or just right. Often applied to cooking as in the expression “done to a T,” meaning cooked perfectly, to the proper degree of doneness. The variant “done to a turn” has the same meaning. Usage “Vic’s new job suits him to … Read more