For the Most Part

Meaning of Idiom ‘For the Most Part’ For the most part means in general; usually; mostly. 1Spears, Richard A. McGraw-Hill’s American Idioms Dictionary]. Boston: McGraw Hill, 2008.,2Ammer, Christine. American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013. See synonyms: By and Large On the Whole Examples Of Use “For the most part I agree with you … Read more

In For It (or Something), to be

Meaning of Idiom ‘To Be In For It ( or something)’ To be in for something means to be certain to experience it, usually referring to something unpleasant. Usage The simple form “in for it” is used so often for this idiom that it can be considered a standard variant. For example: “Mom found out … Read more

Have No Stomach for Something

Meaning of Idiom “Have No Stomach For…” To ‘have no stomach for something’ means to find it unacceptable, intolerable, or unpleasant. When we have no stomach for something, it means we are determined not to do it, experience it, etc. Although the expression is often used in regards to something obviously unpleasant or distasteful, it … Read more

For My Money

Meaning of Idiom ‘For My Money’ For my money means in my opinion; my preference; or my choice.  1Kirkpatrick, Elizabeth M. The Wordsworth Dictionary of Idioms. Ware: Wordsworth, 1995.,2Ayto, John. Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms. Oxford: Oxford U, 2010. Examples Of Use “For my money, a sports car is not a very good choice.” “For my money, … Read more

For Keeps

Meaning of Idiom ‘For Keeps’ 1. Forever; permanently; for an indefinite period of time. 1Spears, Richard A. McGraw-Hill’s American Idioms Dictionary. Boston: McGraw Hill, 2008.,2Ayto, John. Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms. Oxford: Oxford U, 2010.,3Kirkpatrick, Elizabeth M. The Wordsworth Dictionary of Idioms. Ware: Wordsworth, 1995. 2. The winner keeps the prize or object of a game or the … Read more