nickel and dime

What does nickel and dime mean?   Idiom Meaning: cheap or low profit   Examples of this Idiom in Movies & TV Shows:   The Deuce “The Principle Is All” (2017) Time of Scene: ~00:26:30 Candy: Hi. Thank you so much for coming. Harvey Wasserman: Candy. Candy: Yeah, yeah. Harvey Wasserman: Yeah, I’ve been in this business […]

you bet

What does you bet mean?   Idiom Meaning: certainly or absolutely   Examples of this Idiom in Movies & TV Shows:   Flight (2012) Time of Scene: ~01:09:30 Avington Carr: Does Whitaker know he’s going to jail? Hugh Lang: My clients don’t go to jail, Mr. Carr. Avington Carr: Oh, he’s going to jail. He belongs in […]

take a rain check

What does take a rain check mean?   Idiom Meaning: reschedule to meet at another time   Examples of this Idiom in Movies & TV Shows:   Christmas Vacation (1989) Time of Scene: ~00:40:30 Clark: Eddie? Eddie: Yeah, if you don’t remember, this here is Rocky. Art: Have you got a kiss for me? Eddie: You’d better […]

quick buck

What does quick buck mean?   Idiom Meaning: money that is made fast and easily   Examples of this Idiom in Movies & TV Shows:   Amazon Women on the Moon (1987) Time of Scene: ~00:44:20 Henry Silva: Is this the way it happened? Was Jack the Ripper in fact a sixty-foot sea serpent from Scotland? Did […]

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 […]

I bet

What does I bet mean?   Idiom Meaning: I think so / I am sure   Examples of this Idiom in Movies & TV Shows:   Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003) Time of Scene: ~00:00:55 Bill: Do you find me sadistic? You know, I bet I could fry an egg on your head right now if I wanted […]

give no quarter

What does give no quarter mean?   Idiom Meaning: show no mercy   Examples of this Idiom in Movies & TV Shows:   300: Rise of an Empire (2014) Time of Scene: ~01:21:50 Artemisia: Today the last Greek ships will be destroyed. Show them no mercy. Give them no quarter. Today we will dance across the backs […]

dirt cheap

What does dirt cheap mean?   Idiom Meaning: very inexpensive   Examples of this Idiom in Movies & TV Shows:   Absolutely Famous  “Morocco” (1994) Time of Scene: ~00:03:50 Eddie: Study? You don’t go to Marrakech to study, darling. Patsy: No you don’t! Eddie: There are lots of reasons to go to Marrakech and studying is […]

a dime a dozen

What does a dime a dozen mean?   Idiom Meaning: very common and with no unique value   Examples of this Idiom in Movies & TV Shows:   Death of a Salesman (1985) Time of Scene: ~02:03:25 Willy Loman: The door of your life is wide open! Biff Loman: Pop, I’m a dime a dozen and […]