Leopard Can’t Change Its Spots, a

Also: A leopard doesn’t change its spots You can’t change a leopard’s spots A Tiger can’t change its stripes Meaning of Idiom ‘A Leopard Can’t Change Its Spots’ A leopard can’t change its spots means that a person cannot change their inner character or nature, especially if it is bad. 1Ammer, Christine. American Heritage Dictionary … Read more

Open a Can Of Whoop-Ass

Also: Open a can of whup-ass Bust open a can of whoop-ass Open a can of whip-ass Meaning of Idiom ‘Open a Can of Whoop-Ass’ To whip (someone’s) ass is to punish them or hurt them either physically or verbally or, more often, to beat someone up. Open a can of whoop-ass is a variation of the same idiom. 1Pare, May. Body Idioms … Read more

Can Of Worms, Open a

Meaning of Idiom ‘(Open a) Can of Worms’ To open a can of worms means to do something that will uncover more problems and make things more complicated and unsolvable than they already were; to create an unpleasant or troubling situation. 1Ammer, Christine. American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013.,2Heacock, Paul. Cambridge Dictionary of American Idioms. Cambridge: … Read more