dress to kill

What does dress to kill mean?   Idiom Meaning: wear nice clothing to attract attention   Examples of this Idiom in Movies & TV Shows:   Law and Order: Special Victims Unit “Trade” (2008) Chester Lake: Dress to kill. Too bad she didn’t get to help Munch. John Munch: Are you insulting my sartorial splendor? Chester […]

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 […]

zip it

What does zip it mean?   Idiom Meaning: stop talking and be quiet   Examples of this Idiom in Movies & TV Shows:   A League of Their Own (1992) Time of Scene: ~01:01:20 Jimmy Dugan: Are you crying? Evelyn: No. Jimmy Dugan: Are you crying? Evelyn: No. Jimmy Dugan: Are you crying?!?! There’s no crying. There’s […]

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.   […]

velvet glove

What does velvet glove mean?   Idiom Meaning: gentle but effective   Examples of this Idiom in Movies & TV Shows:   Made in Dagenham (2010) Time of Scene: ~01:00:10 Robert Tooley: Lisa. Do you mind if I call you Lisa? You must have quite a head on your shoulders. Peter tells me that you read history […]

put a sock in it

What does put a sock in it mean?   Idiom Meaning: be quiet and stop talking   Examples of this Idiom in Movies & TV Shows:   A Garfield Christmas Special (1987) Time of Scene: ~00:06:40 Mom: Isn’t this wonderful? The whole family together again for the holidays. We’re going to have such a splendid Christmas. Oh, […]

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 […]

keep your shirt on

What does keep your shirt on mean?   Idiom Meaning: relax   Examples of this Idiom in Movies & TV Shows:   Critters (1986) Time of Scene: ~00:50:00 Charlie McFadden: Keep your shirt on asshole.   The Giant Claw (1957) Time of Scene: ~00:28:40 Mitch MacAfee: Stop leaning on the buzzer. I’m coming. Captain: Mr. MacAfee. Mitch MacAfee: Or a […]

knock your socks off

What does knock your socks off on mean?   Idiom Meaning: get you very excited   Examples of this Idiom in Movies & TV Shows:   The Big Bang Theory “The Classified Materials Turbulence” (2009) Time of Scene: ~00:02:20 Sheldon Cooper : Excuse me, Stuart, have you read the new Flash? Stuart : No. Sheldon Cooper : […]

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 […]

fit like a glove

What does fit like a glove mean?   Idiom Meaning: fit or match perfectly   Examples of this Idiom in Movies & TV Shows:   Corpse Bride (2005) Time of Scene: ~00:22:30 Bonejangles: So they conjured up a plan to meet late at night. They told not a soul, kept the whole thing tight. Now her […]