Hook, Line, and Sinker

Also: Swallow something hook, line, and sinker Fall for something hook, line, and sinker Meaning of Idiom ‘Hook, Line, and Sinker’ Hook, line, and sinker means completely and without doubt or reservation; to be completely tricked or believe a lie or deception. 1Ammer, Christine. American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013.,2Heacock, Paul. Cambridge Dictionary … Read more

Can Of Worms, Open a

Meaning of Idiom ‘(Open a) Can of Worms’ To open a can of worms means to do something that will uncover more problems and make things more complicated and unsolvable than they already were; to create an unpleasant or troubling situation. 1Ammer, Christine. American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013.,2Heacock, Paul. Cambridge Dictionary of American Idioms. Cambridge: … Read more