Were did the idiom nut come from?
An idiom is a phrase that cannot be defined literally. Nut is a word, not an idiom. It is a Germanic word.
The idiom "a nut to crack" has the basic meaning of "a problem to solve." Some "nuts" are hard to "crack," while others are easy, but this can only be determined by context.
it means hard to break as in an interrogator would call a criminal that wont confess a hard nut to crack
"Catching a cold" is an idiom - it means to come down with the symptoms of the cold virus.
It's not an idiom - it means exactly what it says. If you do nothing, you get nothing.
you are idots
Right away is not an idiom - it means exactly what it says. Something happens or will happen immediately.
I'd say that's more of a true statement rather than an idiom. Prices never DO come down - they always go up.
Details are scarce as to where the idiom, hasn't got a lick of sense came from. It is likely that it has come from an English speaking country, such as the United Kingdom or America.
It may come as a surprise but England does not have a national nut.
do you mean you think it didnt come from a dairy & veggie farm
From the sport of wrestling.
the answer is Come to head.
The idiom of going to the dogs means that any person or thing has come to a bad end, been ruined, or looks terrible.
An idiom is a phrase that makes no sense unless you know the idiomatic definition. Can a person really shine like a light? No, so that makes this an idiom. It means time for that person to come to the forefront and be recognized.
A cob-nut tree. They are a type of hazel nut.
"It will all come out in the wash" is an English idiom meaning the truth will eventually be known.
to come up with new ideas
it come from the sharpest tack of the world
No matter what happens.
It comes from the game of tennis.
don't reveal a secret
it means when the government argue
It's not an idiom - it means just what it says. Something took "no" time to come about. It's an exaggeration, but the meaning is plain.
"Come to yourself" means to regain consciousness. This is a metaphor, not an idiom - it's comparing the church to a person who has been unconscious.
The expression "to be short handed" is not an idiom, since its meaning may be guessed from the words in it. It means having too few "hands," or crew members.
You would need an entire encyclopedia to list every single idiom and its meaning. You may ask the meaning and origin of one at a time however.
Cocoa beans are not considered a tree nut. However they do come from trees. The actual tree nut is the Cacao tree nut which contains the actual cocoa beans.
To talk about work while you are in a recreational setting.
sit down come over to
Comes from your mother's vagina.
It's a sports idiom. When the ball comes into play, it is on the field and in the hands of an athlete. When something comes into play, it is in action in whatever situation is being discussed.
it means full of one self
which way does the wheel hub nut on a Chevy Tahoe come off TURN IT TO THE LEFT,, TAKES IT OFF. TURN IT TO THE RIGHT, PUTS IT ON.
The guitar nut is the rectangular piece that the strings lay on as they come off the peghead and onto the fret board. Most of the time the nut is a whitish color bone, Tusq, or plastic, but can be metal (locking nut)
It is an adjective derived from nut.
who said, My fortune for a cast iron stomach."
Happy accident isn't an idiom since the words do not mean something figurative. They are literal. It more than likely came from the definition of serendipitous. It is an accident that makes you happy.
I have a lug nut that will not come off. When you turn the lug nut the stud spins with it. How do you get it off?
You may have to get a nut splitter, a grinder, or a hammer and chisel to get nut off and then have stud replaced. Hopefully the splines in the drum haven't been torn out and a new stud can be pressed in. If not, you might be running a lug nut short (which is not at all wise) or you'll have to come up with a new drum. Auto recyclers live for challenges like this.
The term "Monkey Nut" is an alternative term for Peanut; Peanuts are native to Central and South America. In Australia "Monkey nut" refers to the "Pine Nut" or Pine Cone.
The noun 'nut' is a countable noun. The plural form is 'nuts'. Examples: A nut has come loose from the frame. (singular) She placed rows of nuts around the top of the cake. (plural)
To make a dream come true, or to have a wish come true! Supposedly if you make a wish when you see the first star come out at night, the wish will come true.
The idiom get knotted comes from the days when people were buried in shrouds rather than coffins. The body was wrapped in the shroud and then knotted at either end - hence the mild form of abuse - get knotted.
Someone who is quick to come back with a witty, smart, or brilliant answer.
Generally, metaphors of that sort originated in the U.S. south region.
Origin: The verb 'to come' has always meant to arrive or appear. In this 20th Century African-American expression, 'come' takes on the meaning of 'speak.'
We will get there tonight come hell or high water. Don't worry we will buy our own home come hell or high water.
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The Brazil Nut tree.
Yes, as they come from pine trees.