Salt of the Earth, the

Meaning of Idiom ‘The Salt of the Earth’ To be the salt of the earth means to be a very good, honest, worthy and reliable person or persons. 1Ayto, John. Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms. Oxford: Oxford U, 2010.,2Kirkpatrick, Elizabeth M. The Wordsworth Dictionary of Idioms. Ware: Wordsworth, 1995.  Want to see more videos from Idioms.Online? Subscribe to our … Read more

Rub Salt in the Wound

Also: Pour salt on the wound Rub it in Meaning of Idiom ‘Rub Salt in (or into) the Wound’ To rub salt in someone’s wound is to make a bad or painful situation worse, such as by pointing out a person’s mistakes or shortcomings, teasing, or reminding them of how bad a situation is. When someone rubs … Read more