Posted: 01 March 2005 at 11:03pm | IP Logged
1. Before you can say Jack Robinson/At the drop of a hat/In two shakes of a lamb's tail/In a jiffy -
Indian meaning - Immediately
2 Buckle down/Knuckle down -
Get down to business
3 Code head - Very technical (refers to IRS Code)
4 Did it ring a bell? -
Did it jog your memory ? Did you remember ?
5 Fish or cut bait!
Encouraging someone to stop stalling and do something, make a decision
6 Forget to enter
Do not enter data
7 Full of beans
Full of energy
9 Go break a leg
10 Good Catch
Congratulations for spotting an item (for eg. when we identify mistakes)
Knows a lot about a subject
12 Have it ready for me to look over
Ready for review
13 Hold your horses Wait - do not rush
14 Howdy ! Hello !
15 How's it shakin'?
How are things going?
16 I am behind the eight ball
I'm in trouble with someone, being pressured
17 I gave in 4 stars/It gets 2 thumbs-up
18 I've been running around with my head cut off
19 Just getting our feet wet
Just getting started
20 Killing trees
23 Let's blow this joint
Leaving a place
24 Minding the p's and q's
Checking every detail
25 Once the dust settles here
Once things get calmer (eg. once the busy season is over)
26 Out of whack
27 Pass this
Just leave it; Ignore it.
29 Plugg in
To put in some amounts or add something to correct or add to the right figure
30 Plugging along
I am ok (not too good, not too bad)
31 See you later, alligator (Slang)
32 Spinning your wheels
.Wasting time when you don't know what to do.
33 Stop beating a dead horse
Stop being repetitious or going over the same point.
34 Take a gander at that
Please take a look at
The Game Plan is out
The plan of action has been communicated.
35 This just does not smell right to me
Something is not right (eg. with the return), but I'm not sure what.
36 Totally Swamped/Running out like a chicken with its head cut off/Busier than a one armed wallpaper hanger. Very busy; Exhausted
37 Wing it
Give it shot
38 Up a creek without a paddle
When someone is in trouble
39 You're way off-base Not on point;