Snake in the Grass

Meaning of Idiom ‘Snake in the Grass’ A snake in the grass is a deceitful, treacherous and sneaky person; one who pretends to be your friend while actually being your enemy in secret. 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.  … Read more

Let The Grass Grow Under Ones Feet

Also: To not let the grass grow under one’s feet. Do not let the grass grow under your feet. Meaning of Idiom ‘Let the Grass Grow Under One’s Feet’ To let the grass grow under one’s feet means to waste time; to fail to take advantage of an opportunity or wait to act until it is too … Read more

Grass Is Always Greener, the

Also: The grass is always greener on the other side Meaning of Idiom ‘The Grass is Always Greener’ This idiom is a shortened version of the proverb the grass is always greener on the other side of the fence, meaning that a different situation or circumstance always seems better than one’s own; other people’s lives always … Read more

Grass Roots

Also: grassroots Meaning of Idiom ‘Grass Roots’ The grass roots means the basic level or the origin, especially the ordinary people in a country, association, trade, etc. 1Kirkpatrick, Elizabeth M. The Wordsworth Dictionary of Idioms. Ware: Wordsworth, 1995.,2Ammer, Christine. American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013. Want to see more videos from Idioms.Online? Subscribe to my YouTube … Read more