Go Cold Turkey

Also used: Quit Cold Turkey, Stop Cold Turkey Meaning of Idiom ‘Go Cold Turkey’ To go cold turkey is to end an addiction such as smoking or drinking quickly and completely without cutting down gradually or tapering off; to stop doing something suddenly and completely, all at once without preparation or planning. Want to see more … Read more

Stop On A Dime

Meaning of Idiom ‘Stop on a Dime’ To stop on a dime means to stop very quickly or suddenly; to come to a complete and immediate halt. 1Ayto, John. Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms. Oxford: Oxford U, 2010., 2Ammer, Christine. American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013., 3Heacock, Paul. Cambridge Dictionary of American Idioms. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2010. Usage Although … Read more