Stop On A Dime

Meaning of Idiom ‘Stop on a Dime’ To stop on a dime means to stop very quickly or suddenly; to come to a complete and immediate halt. 1Ayto, John. Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms. Oxford: Oxford U, 2010., 2Ammer, Christine. American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013., 3Heacock, Paul. Cambridge Dictionary of American Idioms. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2010. Usage Although … Read more

Drop A Dime (on someone)

Also: Drop the dime Meaning of Idiom ‘Drop a Dime’ To drop a dime (on someone) means to inform on them or betray them, usually to the police. 1Ammer, Christine. American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013.,2Ayto, John. Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms. Oxford: Oxford U, 2010. Usage The expression drop a dime usually refers to informing … Read more

A Dime a Dozen

Meaning of Idiom ‘A Dime a Dozen’ Something that is a dime a dozen is very common and easily found; plentiful and of little to no value; common and therefore cheap. 1 Ayto, John. Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms. Oxford: Oxford U, 2010. 2Heacock, Paul. Cambridge Dictionary of American Idioms. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2010. 3Goodbrand, Allan. Know Your Onions: a … Read more