When it Comes to Something

Also: When it comes to that Meaning of Idiom ‘When It Comes to Something’ When it comes to something means as for something, in regards to something, speaking of something, when a situation involves something. 1Spears, Richard A. McGraw-Hill’s American Idioms Dictionary. Boston: McGraw Hill, 2008. Examples of Use “When it comes to elections, I usually … Read more

When the Chips are Down

Idioms reveal the popularity of a perennially popular activity throughout the world and especially in the U.S. It’s not baseball or billiards. It’s gambling. It is surprising how many common idioms come from gambling. When the chips are down is just one of many American idioms. They didn’t spring up only after Las Vegas became a gambling … Read more