Couch Potato

Meaning of Idiom ‘Couch Potato’ A couch potato is a physically inactive person who spends much of their time sitting and watching television and eating junk food. A couch potato does not exercise or engage in regular physical activity. 1Ammer, Christine. American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013.,2Ayto, John. Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms. Oxford: Oxford … Read more

Jump the Shark

Meaning of Idiom ‘Jump the Shark’ 1. When a television series reaches a point where it includes unlikely, ridiculous or far-fetched events in a desperate attempt to stay entertaining or maintain novelty. 1Ayto, John. Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms. Oxford: Oxford U, 2010. 2. To do something ridiculous or questionable out of desperation to get attention … Read more