Truth Is Stranger Than Fiction

Meaning Truth is Stranger Than Fiction: Real life is often more remarkable, strange, or fantastic than fictional stories. Examples Of Use “Did you see that story about the gorilla making a pet of a mouse? Truth really is stranger than fiction.” “A woman died today when a flower pot fell from a balcony. It didn’t … Read more

Trip the Light Fantastic

Meaning of Idiom ‘Trip the Light Fantastic’ To trip the light fantastic means to dance. Usage If you use this idiom, chances are, nobody will know what you are talking about. It is only referenced in printed works and not used as a common verbal expression, except, perhaps, in a humorous way. Examples Of Use “Maybe after … Read more

Travel Light

Meaning of Idiom ‘Travel Light’ To travel light means to take as little baggage as possible when traveling. Also, to try to avoid responsibilities, problems, or serious thought. 1Ammer, Christine. American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013.,2Heacock, Paul. Cambridge Dictionary of American Idioms. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2010. Examples Of Use “It won’t take me long to pack. … Read more