yellow streak

What does yellow streak mean?   Idiom Meaning: cowardly or weak trait   Examples of this Idiom in Movies & TV Shows:   The Big House (1930) Time of Scene: ~00:05:30 Warden: And remember, this prison does not give a man a yellow streak. But if he has one, it brings it out.   The Karate Kid, Part […]

on a silver platter

What does on a silver platter mean?   Idiom Meaning: given something without any effort   Examples of this Idiom in Movies & TV Shows:   Entourage “New York” (2004) Time of Scene: ~00:16:30 Eric: He doesn’t need me that much. Ari Gold: Of course he doesn’t need you. You’re fucking worthless. I could get a million […]

out of the blue

What does out of the blue mean?   Idiom Meaning: suddenly   Examples of this Idiom in Movies & TV Shows:   Drive (2011) Time of Scene: ~00:24:10 Shannon: You know, he walked into my shop here about five or six years ago. Right out of the blue. Asking for a job. So I put him to the […]

once in a blue moon

What does once in a blue moon mean?   Idiom Meaning: very rarely   Examples of this Idiom in Movies & TV Shows:   Grey’s Anatomy “Save Me” (2005) Time of Scene: ~00:40:10 Dr. Meredith Grey: At the end of the day, faith is a funny thing. It turns up when you don’t really expect it. It’s like […]

black and blue

What does black and blue mean?   Idiom Meaning: covered in bruises   Examples of this Idiom in Movies & TV Shows:   Jessica Jones “AKA It’s Called Whiskey” (2015) Jessica Jones: You turned my room into a gym? Trish Walker: I needed a place to train. Jessica Jones: By training, you mean getting beaten black and […]