Light On Your Feet

Meaning of Idiom ‘Light on Your (or one’s) Feet’ To be light on one’s feet means to be able to move quickly and to be agile and nimble. 1Ayto, John. Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms. Oxford: Oxford U, 2010. Usage Dancers are often said to be light on their feet. The idiom is also often used … Read more

Trip the Light Fantastic

Meaning of Idiom ‘Trip the Light Fantastic’ To trip the light fantastic means to dance. Usage If you use this idiom, chances are, nobody will know what you are talking about. It is only referenced in printed works and not used as a common verbal expression, except, perhaps, in a humorous way. Examples Of Use “Maybe after … Read more

Travel Light

Meaning of Idiom ‘Travel Light’ To travel light means to take as little baggage as possible when traveling. Also, to try to avoid responsibilities, problems, or serious thought. 1Ammer, Christine. American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013.,2Heacock, Paul. Cambridge Dictionary of American Idioms. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2010. Examples Of Use “It won’t take me long to pack. … Read more

Green Light

Also: Give the green light to (someone) Get the green light Greenlighted Meaning of the Idiom “Green Light” A green light means permission to begin or go forward with something, such as a project, job, etc. Usage Green light, when used as a noun, is usually used with the word “the.” Most often, the full … Read more