Square Deal, a

Also: Fair deal Fair shake Meaning of Idiom ‘A Square Deal’ A square deal is an equitable bargain or one in which both parties are certain to benefit equally. 1Ammer, Christine. American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013.,2Ayto, John. Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms. Oxford: Oxford U, 2010. 2010. Examples Of Use All the variations date from the same … Read more

No Great Shakes

An idiom in use since the early 1800’s. Meaning of No Great Shakes When something is no great shakes it is nothing out of the ordinary, not very good, mediocre, not very important, etc. Often referring to a person, it describes someone with little skill or value at what they do. Examples Of Use “Even after all … Read more