He's an ace reporter.
MEANING: very good
Do you know where the action is in this town?
My sister's boyfriend is a real airhead.
MEANING: stupid person
Your ideas about politics are all wet.
MEANING: completely wrong
I almost fell asleep during the test after an all-nighter.
MEANING: after studying all night.
The gun was useless after the killer ran out of ammo.
I really need some antifreeze in me on cold days like this.
This town is really an armpit.
MEANING: undesirable place
What an awesome sunset.
Wow, that was really a bad movie.
He barfed all over the seat of the airplane.
The boat was bashed beyond recognition.
After working all day I am really beat.
He just bought a new beemer to drive to work in.
MEANING: B.M.W. car
He was benched during the basketball playoffs.
MEANING: taken out of the game
It's OK. Don't get so bent.
bent out of shape
Don't get so bent out of shape.
MEANING: become upset
The president brought two big guns to the meeting.
MEANING: powerful people
Shut up! You really have a big mouth.
MEANING: talk too much
The citizens made a big stink about the new nuclear power station.
MEANING: big issue
He carried a ten inch blade with him.
I always seem to have a blimp sitting next to me when I travel.
MEANING: very fat person
I'm going to blow out of here now.
He blew all his money gambling.
blow a fuse