Till the Cows Come Home

Also: Until the cows come home Meaning of Idiom “Till the Cows Come Home’ Till the cows come home means a vey long time, perhaps forever; an indefinite but long period of time. 1Heacock, Paul. Cambridge Dictionary of American Idioms]. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2010.,2Ammer, Christine. American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms. 3Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013.,Cresswell, … Read more

When it Comes to Something

Also: When it comes to that Want to see more videos from Idioms.Online? Subscribe to our YouTube channel! Meaning of Idiom ‘When It Comes to Something’ When it comes to something means as for something, in regards to something, speaking of something, when a situation involves something. 1Spears, Richard A. McGraw-Hill’s American Idioms Dictionary. Boston: McGraw … Read more


Johnny-come-lately is an American expression which has been used since at least the 1890s. Meaning Of Idiom ‘Johnny-Come-Lately’ The idiomatic term Johnny-come-lately is meant to express disapproval. A johnny-come-lately is a person who joins something after it has already started and is more successful than warranted or expresses knowledge or expertise that their limited experience does … Read more

Come To A Head

Also: Bring (something) to a Head Meaning of Idiom ‘Come to a Head’ To come to a head means to reach a point of crisis or climax so that it becomes absolutely necessary that a decision must be made or something must be done. Bring (something) to a Head: to cause something to reach a point of crisis or … Read more

Come Into Someone’s Head

Meaning of Idiom ‘Come Into Someone’s Head’ To come into someone’s head refers to an idea or a thought occurring to someone. Usage This idiom can be used in a similar way to the idiom enter one’s head (or mind), however, the expression is often more neutral. A very common use of the idiom is in the form of the … Read more

Come In Handy

Meaning of Idiom ‘Come in Handy’ To come in handy is to be useful or convenient. Usage Often used in the future tense. To say that something will come in handy means that it will turn out to be useful or become useful. Examples of Use “There are two things you should always have: Duct tape and epoxy. They … Read more

Come Hell or High Water

Also: In spite of hell or high water. Used as an idiom since at least 1915. Meaning of ‘Come Hell or High Water’ Idiom Come hell or high water is an alliterative dyad which means “no matter what happens or how difficult it is.” This idiom is used to refer to a goal or intention that will … Read more

Come Full Circle

Also: Turn full circle or go full circle. Meaning of Come Full Circle Idiom The idiom ‘come full circle’ is similar to the idiom “what goes around comes around.” The expression describes a situation in which although a whole series of changes or events have taken place, conditions have returned to the original circumstances or position. There is … Read more

Come Apart at the Seams

Also: Fall Apart at the Seams Come Unglued Come Unstuck Meaning of Idiom ‘Come Apart at the Seams’ When referring to an object, to come apart at the seams means to fall apart; disintegrate. The expression does not require an object to actually be coming apart at the seams, but only to be falling apart … Read more