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Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Tie the knot.

Today's One Point Wiki Wiki e-Xpression is an idiom, “tie the knot”.

It means to get married.
40-50% of Americans who tie the knot will get divorced.

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Monday, August 29, 2016

Zinger.

Today's One Point Wiki Wiki e-Xpression is a noun, “zinger”.

It means a striking or amusing remark.
The candidates parried with a bunch of zingers and no substance.

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Sunday, August 28, 2016

Dig in.


Today's One Point Wiki Wiki e-Xpression is an idiom, “dig in ”.

It means, “Eat!”
Dinner is ready, don’t be shy. Dig in!

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Saturday, August 27, 2016

Loophole.

Today's One Point Wiki Wiki e-Xpression is a noun, “loophole ”.

It means an ambiguity in the law or rules.


A loophole lets him avoid taxes despite being very wealthy.

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Thursday, August 25, 2016

Knackered.

Today's One Point Wiki Wiki e-Xpression is a cool British English term, “knackered”.

It means to be completely tired, worn out.
Teaching back to back summer school classes in this heat has me knackered.  

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Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Doesn't hold water.

Today's One Point Wiki Wiki e-Xpression is an idiom, “doesn’t hold water”.

It means a statement, theory, or line of reasoning that doesn’t appear to be valid or reasonable.
The Olympic swimmers were busted when their story wouldn't hold water.  

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Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Busted.

Today's One Point Wiki Wiki e-Xpression is an idiom, “busted".

It means to be caught doing something bad or illegal.


The Olympic swimmers were busted when their story wouldn't hold water.

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Monday, August 22, 2016

Snug as a bug.

Today's One Point Wiki Wiki e-Xpression is an idiom, “snug as a bug".
It means to be comfortable and safe.

Let the typhoon rage. I’m snug as a bug in my old concrete apartment, my classes were cancelled and I have no plans to leave home again today.

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Saturday, August 20, 2016

Joy ride.

Today's One Point Wiki Wiki e-Xpression is a noun, “joyride".
It means a fast and dangerous ride in a stolen vehicle.
Um … I think somebody missed the broader meaning when they titled the song for the Olympics.

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Friday, August 19, 2016

Hit and miss.

Today's One Point Wiki Wiki e-Xpression is an idiom, “hit and miss”.
It means of unsure quality.

We won't go there again. The last few times the food was hit and miss. 

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Thursday, August 18, 2016

Throw in the towel.

Today's One Point Wiki Wiki e-Xpression is an idiom, “throw in the towel”.
It means to retire defeated.
With his polling so poor and his campaign in shambles will he throw in the towel?

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Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Tough as nails.

Today's One Point Wiki Wiki e-Xpression is an idiom, “tough as nails”.
It means to be strong and determined.
My Mother was gentle and loving but she could also be tough as nails when protecting her children.

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Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Set the record straight.

Today's One Point Wiki Wiki e-Xpression is an idiom, “set the record straight”.
It means to put right a mistake or misunderstanding.
He really should set the record straight. A lot of people don’t quite understand he was not joking.

(A log is a cut piece of a tree and it doesn’t do much.)
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Monday, August 15, 2016

Dog days.

Today's One Point Wiki Wiki e-Xpression is an idiom, “dog days”.
It means the hottest and most humid days of summer from early July to mid-August .
I thought the dog days had passed … until I saw the neighbor's dog today.


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