Turn the Other Cheek

Meaning Turn the Other Cheek: to do nothing to retaliate when attacked or insulted by another; to accept an attack passively; to respond to an attack or insult in a humble and mild way. 1Heacock, Paul. Cambridge Dictionary of American Idioms. Cambridge University Press, 2010.,2Ayto, John. Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms. Oxford: Oxford U, 2010.,3Ammer, Christine. American Heritage … Read more

Turn One’s Stomach

Meaning of the Idiom “To Turn One’s Stomach’ When something ‘turns your stomach’ it makes you feel sick, disgusted, or angry. The expression does not have to refer to something that makes you nauseated but can simply refer to a negative emotional reaction. Examples Of Use “You should see how badly my neighbor treats his … Read more