End of story - there’s no more to be said
Example; I’m done with you, end of story.
Old hat - old-fashioned
Example; His writing skills are old-hat.
Face the music - accept the bad effects of one’s actions
Example; It’s time to face the music.
Mad as a hatter - totally mad, crazy
Example; He became mad as a hatter when his family left him.
Keen as mustard - very enthusiastic
Example; I like students who are as keen as mustard.
Upper crust- society superior
Example; His job is of the upper crust.
Quality time - Time during which one focuses on or dedicates oneself to a person or activity
Example; I need to spend quality time with my dog.
Save face - avoid embarrassment
Example; She didn’t speak out to save face.
Lie low - keep oneself or one’s plans hidden; bide one’s time to act
Example; I think we need to lie low for a while.
Fetch - good
Example; That sweater you’re wearing is so fetch.
The full monty - complete, the whole thing
Example; I want you to give me the full monty about this subject.
All agog- excited, in high spirits
Example; The cheerleaders are all agog for the next football game.
Like billy-O - an extreme standard of comparison
Example; She cried like billy-O when her father died.
A wide berth - a goodly distance, avoid
Example; You should give a wide berth to Maria, she can be a bad influence on you.
Het up - agitated
Example; Don’t get so het up, everything will be fine.
My old china - my lovely friend
Example; Ana has been my old china since first grade.
Compiled by Dennis Agaba