Writer’s Block

Meaning of Idiom ‘Writer’s Block’ When someone has writer’s block, it means they are temporarily unable to think of something to write; something in the mind that acts as a ‘mental block’ preventing a writer from creating a new piece of writing. 1Walter, Elizabeth. Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary. Cambridge Univ. Press, 2007.,2Spears, Richard A.  McGraw-Hill’s … Read more

Writing On the Wall

Also: Handwriting on the wall The writing is on the wall Meaning of Idiom ‘Writing on the Wall’ Writing on the wall is a warning or sign that something unpleasant or unfortunate is going to happen. 1Ayto, John. Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms. Oxford: Oxford U, 2010.,2Kirkpatrick, Elizabeth M. The Wordsworth Dictionary of Idioms. Ware: Wordsworth, 1995.  Want … Read more

Nothing To Write Home About

Meaning of Idiom ‘Nothing to Write Home About’ When something is nothing to write home about it is unremarkable, ordinary, and not very exciting.  Want to see more videos from Idioms.Online? Subscribe to our YouTube channel! Examples of Use “I heard you got a promotion,” said Jamie. “It’s more of a lateral move,” said Thomas. “Nothing … Read more