What (why, who, how, where) On Earth

Also: (What, how, who, where) in the world (What, how, who, where) in (God’s) creation Meaning of Idiom ‘What On Earth’ On Earth is used as an intensifier after what (or who, where, and how) to mean in any conditions or ever. Or, when used with the word ‘where’ it means ‘in all possible places.’ … Read more

Salt of the Earth, the

Meaning of Idiom ‘The Salt of the Earth’ To be the salt of the earth means to be a very good, honest, worthy and reliable person or persons. 1Ayto, John. Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms. Oxford: Oxford U, 2010.,2Kirkpatrick, Elizabeth M. The Wordsworth Dictionary of Idioms. Ware: Wordsworth, 1995.  Want to see more videos from Idioms.Online? Subscribe to our … Read more

Down to Earth

Meaning of Idiom ‘Down to Earth’ 1. (To be brought or to come) down to Earth means to be brought back to reality; to become realistic or alert to the actual events going on around one. 1Spears, Richard A. McGraw-Hill’s American Idioms Dictionary. Boston: McGraw Hill, 2008.,2Ammer, Christine. American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, … Read more