Neither Fish Nor Fowl

Meaning of Idiom ‘Neither Fish Nor Fowl’ When something is neither fish nor fowl it is odd and not easily fit into any specific category or group. Examples Of Use “Although the book is a reference volume it also contains many controversial statements, making critics pan it as neither fish nor fowl.” “The first attempt at a … Read more

Fish In Troubled Waters

Meaning of Idiom ‘To Fish in Troubled Waters To fish in troubled waters means to take advantage of unfortunate circumstances, confusion, difficulties, and problems in order to benefit oneself. 1Kirkpatrick, Elizabeth M. The Wordsworth Dictionary of Idioms. Ware: Wordsworth, 1995.,2Ammer, Christine. American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013. Usage This expression can apply to widespread or … Read more

Drink Like a Fish

Meaning of Idiom ‘Drink Like a Fish’ To drink like a fish means to drink large amounts of alcohol; to drink too much alcohol, especially habitually.  Want to see more videos from Idioms.Online? Subscribe to our YouTube channel! Usage This expression usually refers to someone who habitually consumes excessive amounts of alcohol, but it … Read more