I've heard people using this idiom, such as "each day is better than the next", or "you hope that each experience you have is better than the next" (heard this one on a TV show not long ago), ...
Do women sometimes refer to men of lower social status/men they've professionally emasculated as ''girls'' to tease them?
I've heard this is the case from numerous sources.
When you say a man is a coward, does it imply femininity by default? Is ''girlish coward'' a common expression?
I was wondering about this and would appreciate your take on the question.
I'm a French man in my late 20s and I'm applying for a job for a prestigious American company. I've had a job interview with an American woman and she told me all was well but I'd have to be molded to ...
Idiom: in my neck of the woods, AmE The meaning of this expression is: in the region where I live. Once I tried to find out how a word meaning a part of the body can develop an expression where it ...
When the waitress at a diner calls her male customer a ''good girl'' after getting tipped, is it meant to be offensive?
My friend got called that and since neither of us are American, it just sounded offensive to us.
I know it's hard to understand a sentence without context, but what situation comes naturally to your mind when you hear the following sentence? She ran the mayor out of town.
I was vacantly reading the paper the other day when I came across a strange formation in the obituary: "he married his wife in 19XX". I was rather taken aback by this; surely he can't marry his own ...