When Hell Freezes Over

Also: Not till hell freezes over It will be a cold day in hell (when) Meaning of Idiom ‘When Hell Freezes Over’ When hell freezes over means never; not at all. See: Freeze Over Usage The less emphatic version ‘it will be a cold day in hell’ is sometimes heard. When we say ‘It will … Read more

Freeze Over

Meaning Of Idiom ‘Freeze Over’ To freeze over, regarding a body of water like a pond or lake, means form a layer of solid ice on the surface; generally, to become covered in a layer of ice (phrasal verb). 1Spears, Richard A. McGraw-Hill’s Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. McGraw-Hill, 2006. Examples Of Use … Read more

Make One’s Blood Run Cold

Also: Freeze one’s blood Turn one’s blood to ice Meaning Of Idiom ‘Make One’s Blood Run Cold’ When something makes your blood run cold it fills you with great fear or horror. 1Ammer, Christine. American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013.,2Ayto, John. Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms. Oxford: Oxford U, 2010.,3Pare, May. Body Idioms and More: … Read more

Brain Freeze

Meaning Of Idiom ‘Brain Freeze’ 1. A brain freeze, in regards to eating ice cream or drinking milkshakes or frozen beverages too fast, is a sudden intense pain in the head. 2. Being temporarily unable to recall facts one should easily know, such as the name of a close friend, or important personal facts. Usage … Read more