What is origin of phrase simmer down?
It means calm down. To simmer is to cook slowly, so the phrase seemed to be a good one to mean anger. "Buster" is another word that means friend, pal, buddy.
Simmer Down was created in 1963.
ponerse el cinturon
Plenty more down cellar in a teacup
This phrase originates with the 'Old Bailey' in London, where the remand cells were literally under the court itself.
Down-and-out is from a situation where a beaten prizefighter is knocked unconcious. It originated in 1889 in American English from pugilism (boxing or fist fighting).
The origin phrase for a heart of gold is grande salchichas
There is no such phrase. There is a word rampage. It is of Scottish origin, perhaps from RAMP, to rear up.
I wold srongly say that the best reggae song would have to be simmer down by bob Marley and the wailers. I wold srongly say that the best reggae song would have to be simmer down by bob Marley and the wailers. I wold srongly say that the best reggae song would have to be simmer down by bob Marley and the wailers.
The phrase "monkey's uncle" is often used as an expression of disbelief. The origin of the phrase began with Darwin and his belief that monkeys and humans were related.
This phrase reflects how Australia appears from a northern Hemisphere perspective and on a globe. Australia is the only continent with a permanent population that is entirely below the equator. From an Australian point of view, it seems as if the northern hemisphere continents are ' down under'!
The full phrase is Hell's bells and buckets of blood. A very old naval expression, origin unknown
It is a southern US dialect phrase from the 1960's possibly adopted from the old Scottish word 'to squat' which in turn came from Scandinavia 'huka or hoka or hokra' meaning to crawl
The phrase 'come full circle' refers to getting back to the original position or the original state of affairs. The origin of the phrase is unknown, but is used in the Western world.
The Spanish for "I have put" is he puesto, could this be the origin?
"The jig is up" is a phrase that refers to a person being found out or exposed. The phrase has it's origin in the racist South because it refers to the lynching of slaves and African Americans.
Foes anyone knke
"on the rocks"
It's not a phrase, and it's one word "armpit". Origin is from Old English earm "arm" and pytt "hole in the ground".
When cooking instructions say bring to the boil then simmer how long do you let it boil before turing it to simmer?
Bring to boil means just wait for the water to start bubbling, then turn the heat down to let it simmer. Simmering is still boiling, but it isn't at as high of a temperature, so when the water starts boiling then turn it down to let it simmer, there is no need to keep it on high heat for any longer than it takes to make the water start boiling.
"Batten down the hatches" is a nautical phrase than means to secure the hatches from being accidentally opened in heavy weather. By extension, it means to get prepared for rough going.
''hoi polloi'' that's the phrase :)
If you simmer stock down, it gives it a richer, fuller effect.
The origin of the phrase 'two peas in a pod' is from 16th century England. It is a simile that was created by John Lyly. It used to be a very popular phrase, now it has become less common.
The origin of the phrase 'a sight for sore eyes' is from Jonathon Swift. It was said in 'A complete collection of genteel and ingenious conversation' in 1738.
The origin of the phrase is really not known, it seems to have appeared in about 1949/1950
The phrase, 'the sidewalks roll up at,' has as yet no authoritatively determined origin. Its meaning, however, is as follows: 'things shut down here at' or 'the shops or clubs close at' -- followed by the appropriate time as context dictates.
The phrase seems to be of uncertain origin but came into print in 1861, used by the novelist Thomas Hughes in his book 'Tom Brown at Oxford'
What it means to many is to relax, kick-back, chill or chill-out, simmer down, and so on.
The origin of this phrase is in the poem Jabberwocky. It has the phrase "O frabjous day! Callooh! Callay!" in it. Some people change the word "frabjous" to something else, because they have a need for it to mean something.
Pos eiseh, which means "how are you."
no one knows
how dare you. you are out of line.
ain bayah hebrew
make a killing
Payment for a debt
The volatility of the oceans...
There are quite a few theories as to the origin of this phrase. You can review them at the Related Link
The origin of the phrase 'dead easy comes from the English language. The term dead actually meant 'simple' or 'completely' and dates back to the 14th century with this usage.
The phrase "Great Scott" is used to denote surprise. The origin is not definitively known, but one possible explanation is that it relates to Civil War Commander Winfield Scott.
The origin of the phrase 'All for one, and one for all' is that it comes from The Three Musketeers. The novel was written by Alexandre Dumas in the year 1844.
The origin of the phrase, Saint Elmo's Fire, is related to weather. It was coined by sailors who witnessed balls of light during thunderstorms and was thought to be bad luck.
The origin of the phrase "Gold, glory, and God" can be traced back to early Spanish explorers that traveled to North America. This was a term they would use to explain why they were on their journey.
The origin of this phrase comes from napoleon bonaparte and his battle with the duke of wellington leading the British, the Germans and the Dutch. it means to meet someones crushing defeat.
The origin of the phrase "Show Out" is from a Christian Hip Hop band called Flame. They sing about how the audience shows up and shows out to indicate how much an audience wants to see a performance.
I believe that phrase comes from the movie starring Bo Derek called "Ten".
This phrase was developed to describe someone who is not easily fooled or deceived. The origins are not clear.
There are some phrases that cannot be traced. Some words and phrases are passed down through time and will never be coined as "PENNED or ANONYMOUS." This seems to be one of those.
King's domain Latin phrase
Is it not from Little Orphan Annie?