Bitter Pill to Swallow, a

Also: Tough pill to swallow Bitter pill Meaning of Idiom ‘A Bitter Pill to Swallow’ A bitter pill to swallow is something unpleasant that is difficult to accept, such as a disappointment or setback, that must be accepted and endured. 1Kirkpatrick, Elizabeth M. The Wordsworth Dictionary of Idioms. Ware: Wordsworth, 1995. ,2Ammer, Christine. American Heritage Dictionary of … 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