Raining Cats and Dogs
Bite the Bullet
Blue in the Face
As it is used mostly in regards to heated conversations, it is assumed ‘blue in the face‘ refers to the speaker running out of breath. To the point where you have so little oxygen in your system that your face literally takes on a bluish tinge…
Thick a Thieves
WHEN THE GOING GETS TOUGH, THE TOUGH GET GOING
Meaning: When the situation gets difficult, only the tough ones will make it.
IDIOM OF THE DAY- PIGGYBACK
We often here this word and wonder what pigs have to do with our backs. Nowadays, apart from carrying someone high on your back, supporting them under their knees, it also means to add something to a thought or idea, previously stated or established by someone else. If you piggyback on something that someone else has thought of or done, you use it to your advantage.
As an IT term, Piggybacking is sometimes referred to as “Wi-Fi squatting.” The usual purpose of piggybacking is simply to gain free network access.