my heart goes out to you

What does my heart goes out to you mean?   Idiom Meaning: I feel sympathy for you   Examples of this Idiom in Movies & TV Shows:   Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot (2018) Time of Scene: ~00:25:20 Nurse: One, two, three… Doctor Mirione: Hello John. I’m Doctor Mirione. Bright, bright lights. Surprisingly noisy, […]

an arm and a leg

What does an arm and a leg mean?   Idiom Meaning: very expensive   Examples of this Idiom in Movies & TV Shows:   Melancholia (2011) Time of Scene: ~00:38:00 John: Do you have any idea how much this party cost me? A ballpark figure? Justine: No. I don’t. Should I? John: Yes, I think you […]

zip your lip

What does zip your lip mean?   Idiom Meaning: stop talking and be quiet   Examples of this Idiom in Movies & TV Shows:   Police Academy 3: Back in Training (1986) Time of Scene: ~00:14:30 Sgt. Hooks: Please, sit down, sit down. Please. Zip your lips, slap your butts to the seat and listen hard!!! That’s […]

wet behind the ears

What does wet behind the ears mean?   Idiom Meaning: lacking experience or maturity   Examples of this Idiom in Movies & TV Shows:   Bandidas (2006) Time of Scene: ~00:53:20 Quentin Cooke: Besides, you’re not alone. Sara Sandoval: Right. A gun-happy farm girl, an ugly dog, a wet-behind-the-ears cop and a spoiled brat. What a team! […]

wear your heart on your sleeve

What does wear your heart on your sleeve mean?   Idiom Meaning: genuine and sincere   Examples of this Idiom in Movies & TV Shows:   Barney’s Version (2011) Time of Scene: ~00:16:00 Clara ‘Chambers’ Charnofsky: Oh Barney, you really do wear your heart on your sleeve. Now put it away, it’s disgusting to look at.   […]

upper hand

What does upper hand mean?   Idiom Meaning: advantage   Examples of this Idiom in Movies & TV Shows:   New Girl “Tinfinity” (2013) Time of Scene: ~00:06:30 Winston Bishop: I couldn’t stop you from inviting Jax to the party, but I can stop it from going any further. I will not lose Jax as a friend, […]

see eye to eye

What does see eye to eye mean?   Idiom Meaning: agree on something   Examples of this Idiom in Movies & TV Shows:   Unstable (2009) Time of Scene: ~00:24:00 Olivia Benson: Hey, you don’t get to knock heads even when it’s about a kid. Detective Nate Kendall: It’s no surprise we don’t see eye to eye. Olivia Benson: […]

rule of thumb

What does rule of thumb mean?   Idiom Meaning: general rule of guideline   Examples of this Idiom in Movies & TV Shows:   Rancho Deluxe (1975) Time of Scene: ~01:29:40 Henry Beige: I’m gonna give you a rule of thumb. You foller it and you just might hold on to this ranch of yours. All large-scale […]

pull yourself together

What does pull yourself together mean?   Idiom Meaning: recover or maintain composure   Examples of this Idiom in Movies & TV Shows:   Shutter Island (2010) Time of Scene: ~00:01:10 Teddy Daniels: Pull yourself together, Teddy. Pull yourself together.   The Hangover (2009) Time of Scene: ~00:29:20 Alan Garner: Hey, Phil, look. Alan Garner: He’s jackin’ […]

put yourself in my shoes

What does put yourself in my shoes mean?   Idiom Meaning: sympathize or empathize with me   Examples of this Idiom in Movies & TV Shows:     Fraser “Out with Dad” (2000) Time of Scene: ~00:01:30 Frasier: I am surprised by your gall! At the last moment, you not only bail on me, you expect me […]

pain in the neck

What does pain in the neck mean?   Idiom Meaning: something very annoying or frustrating   Examples of this Idiom in Movies & TV Shows:   Dishonored Lady (1947) Time of Scene: ~00:05:40 Freddie: I always drink, particularly when I’m with you. Madeleine Damien: Am I that hard to take sober? Freddie: You’re a voluptuous pain in […]

over my dead body

What does over my dead body mean?   Idiom Meaning: said when opposing something (and would prevent it from happening)   Examples of this Idiom in Movies & TV Shows:   Clue (1985) Time of Scene: ~00:27:20 Mr. Boddy: You lockin’ me in? I’ll take the key. Wadsworth: Over my dead body, sir.   Superman/Doomsday (2007) Time […]

neck of the woods

What does neck of the woods mean?   Idiom Meaning: local neighborhood   Examples of this Idiom in Movies & TV Shows:   Finding Nemo (2003) Time of Scene: ~00:28:20 Nigel: Hi there. From my neck of the woods, eh? Sorry if I took a snap at you at one time. Fish gotta swim. Birds gotta eat. […]

lion’s share

What does lion’s share mean?   Idiom Meaning: the majority   Examples of this Idiom in Movies & TV Shows:   Downton Abbey “Episode 3.1” (2012) Time of Scene: ~00:09:50 Robert Crawley: Are you really telling me that all the money is gone? George Murray: I’m afraid so. Robert Crawley: The lion’s share of Cora’s fortune? Robert […]

let your hair down

What does let your hair down mean?   Idiom Meaning: relax and have fun   Examples of this Idiom in Movies & TV Shows:   A Chorus Line (1985) Time of Scene: ~00:39:30 Zach: Goddammit, now can’t anybody up there hear me! Just let your hair down! Can’t you talk? All of you just talk to me. […]

keep your chin up

What does keep your chin up mean?   Idiom Meaning: be optimistic   Examples of this Idiom in Movies & TV Shows:   Evolution (2001) Time of Scene: ~00:32:50 Harry Block: Keep your chin up. You know she wanted to give you some, don’t you? Ira Kane: Were you even in that courtroom? Harry Block: Getting barbecued […]

in over my head

What does in over my head mean?   Idiom Meaning: trying something that is much too difficult to accomplish   Examples of this Idiom in Movies & TV Shows:   Deus Ex Machina “Person of Interest” (2014) Time of Scene: ~00:31:20 George Hersh: Oh, dear. I think I might be in over my head. John Reese: I’m […]

head over heels

What does head over heels mean?   Idiom Meaning: falling in love   Examples of this Idiom in Movies & TV Shows:   How I Met Your Mother “The Naked Truth” (2011) Time of Scene: ~00:17:50 Ted Mosby: I don’t want to be choosing between two girls. I want to be a complete head over heels idiot […]

get a head start

What does get a head start mean?   Idiom Meaning: begin earlier than others   Examples of this Idiom in Movies & TV Shows:   Death Hunt (1981) Time of Scene: ~00:24:40 Sundog/George Washington Lincoln Brown: Take it easy, kid. Take it easy. You have a lot of potential for a rookie, but damn you’re ragged. […]

fat chance

What does fat chance mean?   Idiom Meaning: unlikely to happen   Examples of this Idiom in Movies & TV Shows:   Happy Feet Two (2011) Time of Scene: ~00:25:00 Ramon: You, me, beautiful egg, right now. Carmen: You? Me? Fat chance. Ramon: I have a chance, and it’s fat! Watch on YouTube!   Hocus Pocus (1993) […]

face the music

What does face the music mean?   Idiom Meaning: deal with the consequences   Examples of this Idiom in Movies & TV Shows:   Scent of a Woman (1992) Time of Scene: ~00:57:25 Lt. Col. Frank Slade: Oh uh, Charlie. About your little problem… there are two kinds of people in this world… those who stand up […]

cold feet

What does cold feet mean?   Idiom Meaning: being nervous before an important event   Examples of this Idiom in Movies & TV Shows:   Cheers “The Days of Wine and Neuroses” (1991) Sam Malone: Is this about getting married tomorrow? Are you getting cold feet? Rebecca Howe: Certainly not. I am perfectly prepared to marry […]

all ears

What does all ears mean?   Idiom Meaning: ready to listen   Examples of this Idiom in Movies & TV Shows:   Casino Royale (2006) Time of Scene: ~01:35:50 Doctor: Stay calm and don’t interrupt. Because you’ll be dead within two minutes unless you do exactly what I tell you. James Bond: I’m all ears.   […]

Achilles heel

What does Achilles heel mean?   Idiom Meaning: primary weakness   Examples of this Idiom in Movies & TV Shows:   Lady and the Tramp (1955) Time of Scene: ~00:58:00 Pedro: Pardon me, amigo. What is this chili deal? Boris: Achilles heel, Pedro. This is meaning his… uh… weaknesses. Toughy: Oh! Oh, the dames. Yeah. […]