eat humble pie / eat a slice of humble pie. Idioms.

eat humble pie / eat a slice of humble pie This saying means, to admit to not being right about something, and feeling less arrogant about something. To be more humble. Craig to Chris, “Chris, I’m telling you, Mitten doesn’t like drinking her milk first thing in the morning!” “And I’m telling you, that she …

Egg on his my/his/her Face. Idioms.

To have egg on your face, is an idiom that means, to be humiliated. Her husband insisted that they put a lot of money in to some stocks and shares on the stock market, the stock market crashed, now he’s got egg on his face, and they’ve lost their money. He’ll also need to eat …

The Shape I’m in. Idioms (I think)

The shape I’m in, means my physical or mental condition. Peter Green (Fleetwood Mac) wrote; I can’t help about the shape I’m in I can’t sing I ‘ain’t’ pretty and my legs are thin but don’t ask me what I think of you I might not give the answer that you want me to!!

Lamb and Apricot Tagine.

Hi, I cooked mutton shoulder, with apricots, sultanas, onions, saffron, lemon rind, lemon thyme, garlic, tomatoes, coriander, mint, and ras el hanout, and honey, salt and pepper. It was so delicious! The lamb got cut from the bone, and diced, then marinated in the ras el hanout, for about 20 hours. I fried the lamb …

The Circle of Life. Poem.

Mitten just referenced an old poem of mine: The circle of life from a birth to a death all I look for in life is happiness. I got knocked down whilst looking to the future I got caught up by fears from my past I got “real scared” by a vision from my deepest fears …

Which one is it?

I’ve just read an article online, about a 16 year old girl who has an impressive IQ of 161. But it said, “She is the daughter of a black cab driver and dreams of one day being a performer in the West End“. So is her father black? Or is his cab black? Looking at …

Hurry up! Phrasal Verb

Hurry up! Means be faster. Hurry up! Put your shoes on, we’re going to miss the bus! Please hurry (hurry up), I want to put my lottery on before the shop closes. To be in a hurry, means to be in something of a state of mild panic, “she was really in a hurry because …

win somebody over. Idioms.

To “win somebody over” means to convince them to agree with you, or persuade them to like you. “Craig didn’t like cats in the past, but my lovable personality, has won him over!” (says Mitten). Also have a look at to turn somebody against you

Fall out. Phrasal Verb.

Fall out / falling out / fell out. Phrasal verb that means to stop being friends. Craig fell out with Chris because she always complained about him not washing his dishes quickly enough. “Are Chris and Craig still friends?” “No they fell out over some stupid argument!” “Oh well, I’m sure they’ll make up again soon”. …