For a change, in this case, he was telling the truth. It is not the case that every unfamiliar phrase is an idiom. In case of fire, break glass. [sign on fire extinguisher holder in public space]
A locality; place
A cardboard box, esp. a large one, as for shipping merchandise
A large basket or hamper of wickerwork, or a box or case made of slats of wood, for packing things to be shipped or stored
To confine is to impose limits or restrictions, or to prevent someone from leaving.
Package is defined as combining different things together as one, or to load and arrange items into a container.
To hit (a ball or similar object) with less than full force.
To wait for or obtain a ride to work by standing at a roadside hoping to be picked up by a driver who needs another passenger to use the HOV lanes of a highway.
(Intransitive, baseball) To come up to bat.
Cuff is defined as to put bands around the wrist, or to fight or slap.
To fight for sport
To fight for sport
To try to overcome; struggle against or contend with
Encase is defined as to completely cover, surround or enclose.
To enclose is defined as to surround, or to include inside of something.
(Intransitive) To employ delaying tactics
A sharp insult:
A sharp blow or slap.
A resounding blow.
A container that holds items or matter.
Scrap means to throw away something that is no longer useful.
To put or store in a bin
To store or place (fuel) in a bunker.
To put or confine, as in a cage
(Poetic) To put into, or preserve in, a casket.
To place in a coffin.
(Intransitive) To collect one or more passages and/or references for use in a speech, written document or as an aid for some task; to create a crib sheet.
To put a seat or bottom in.
A buffet is a piece of furniture where you store dishes and serving plates.
(Poker) A hand where two or more players have an equal-valued hand, resulting in the chips being shared equally between them.
To fight for sport
To hit with one's chest (front of one's body)
A speculative monopoly of a stock or commodity created by purchasing all or most of the available supply in order to raise its price.
Something not easily done, accomplished, comprehended, or solved:
The official West Germanic language of the Netherlands and one of the official languages of Belgium.
(Informal) A clear understanding or evaluation
A gap, usually the valence band of an insulator or semiconductor, that would normally be filled with one electron. If an electron accelerated by a voltage moves into a gap, it leaves a gap behind it, and in this way the hole itself appears to move through the substance. Even though holes are in fact the absence of a negatively charged particle (an electron), they can be treated theoretically as positively charged particles, whose motion gives rise to electric current.
(Slang) Thick fog or cloud (also pea soup).
To combine with, form a bond with, or be taken up by a chemical or chemical structure. An enzyme, for example, is structured in such a way as to be able to bind with its substrate.
The definition of a pickle is an awkward or difficult situation.
The experience or beginning of a feeling, need, or desire:
The definition of a strike is the conviction of an unlawful act or when all the pins are knocked down with a bowling ball.
A difficult, often embarrassing situation or condition
The front rows of the mezzanine in a theater.
(Countable, uncountable) The box tree, Buxus sempervirens.
A volcanic area that forms as a tectonic plate moves over a point heated from deep within the Earth's mantle. The source of the heat is thought to be the decay of radioactive elements. The Hawaiian Islands formed as a series of hot spots.
(Chiefly Scot., Chiefly North Eng.) A chest, box, or locker
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