On the Rocks

Meaning of Idiom ‘On the Rocks’ 1. Especially used to refer to relationships or organizations, on the rocks means not going well and likely to end soon; ruined or spoiled. 1Ammer, Christine. American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms]. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013.,2McCarthy, Michael. Cambridge International Dictionary of Idioms. Cambridge University Press, 2002 2. When used in … Read more

Rock the Boat

Meaning of Idiom ‘Rock the Boat’ To rock the boat is to do something which causes trouble or upsets a stable or desirable situation. 1Ammer, Christine. American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013.,2Ayto, John. Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms. Oxford: Oxford U, 2010.,3Kirkpatrick, Elizabeth M. The Wordsworth Dictionary of Idioms. Ware: Wordsworth, 1995 Examples Of Use “My supervisor … Read more

Between a Rock and a Hard Place

Meaning of Idiom ‘Between a Rock and a Hard Place’ To be between a rock and a hard place means to have to choose between two equally undesirable choices; to be in a very difficult situation. 1Ammer, Christine. American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013.,2Ayto, John. Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms. Oxford: Oxford U, 2010. Examples … Read more