Read Between the Lines

Meaning of Idiom ‘Read Between the Lines’ To read between the lines is to look for or understand a hidden meaning, information, or an implied message that is not actually stated or obvious from outward appearance. 1Ayto, John. Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms. Oxford: Oxford U, 2010.,2Kirkpatrick, Elizabeth M. The Wordsworth Dictionary of Idioms. Ware: Wordsworth, 1995.,3Ammer, Christine. American Heritage … Read more

Between a Rock and a Hard Place

Meaning of Idiom ‘Between a Rock and a Hard Place’ To be between a rock and a hard place means to have to choose between two equally undesirable choices; to be in a very difficult situation. 1Ammer, Christine. American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013.,2Ayto, John. Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms. Oxford: Oxford U, 2010. Examples … Read more