Easy as Falling Off a Log

Meaning of Idiom ‘Easy as Falling off a Log’ When something is easy as falling off a log, it is very easy to do. 1Ammer, Christine. American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013., 2Spears, Richard A. McGraw-Hill’s American Idioms Dictionary]. Boston: McGraw Hill, 2008. See similar idioms: Easy as ABC  Easy as Pie Dead … Read more

Just Fell Off the Turnip Truck

Also: Just Fell off the Cabbage Truck Meaning of Idiom ‘Just Fell off the Turnip Truck’ Someone who just fell off the turnip truck is naive, gullible, inexperienced, easily fooled, ignorant, unsophisticated, etc. Usage This chiefly rural idiom is often given as fall off the turnip truck but it is most often used in the … Read more

Fall Off the Wagon

Also: On the wagon Off the wagon Go off the wagon Meaning of Idiom ‘Fall off the Wagon’ To be on the wagon means to be abstaining from alcohol or drugs, especially when one has an alcohol abuse problem. To fall off the wagon is to resume drinking after some period of time of abstaining. 1Heacock, Paul. Cambridge Dictionary of … Read more

Fall Flat

Meaning of Idiom ‘Fall Flat’ To fall flat is to completely fail or to fail to achieve the results expected or desired; to be ineffective; to cause no amusement or interest. 1Ayto, John. Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms. Oxford: Oxford U, 2010.,2Kirkpatrick, Elizabeth M. The Wordsworth Dictionary of Idioms. Ware: Wordsworth, 1995.,3Ammer, Christine. American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms. Boston: Houghton … Read more