What is the origin of the phrase on the rocks?
"on the rocks"
"On the rocks" is an expression meaning "over ice." The origin of the phrase is rather cloudy but it is thought to have been born under the influence of pop culture as the phrase is used in many television shows and old movies.
united states it compares a person to an inaniment object
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.
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 has two meanings. The first has the sense of a shipwreck on a rocky shore, as in: Their marriage is on the rocks. The second meaning is "with ice cubes," as in: I'll have a martini on the rocks.
The full phrase is Hell's bells and buckets of blood. A very old naval expression, origin unknown
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.
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Rocks of igneous formation and magmatic origin.
They are both igneous rocks, and have an origin from magma.
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.
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Sedimentary rocks and metamorphic rocks of sedimentary origin.
It's not a phrase, and it's one word "armpit". Origin is from Old English earm "arm" and pytt "hole in the ground".
it means that the box of rocks didnt listen anything and the person in this phrase is compared with box of rock
''hoi polloi'' that's the phrase :)
Igneous rocks and most metamorphic rocks, of an igneous origin.
The rocks will be studied and, hopefully, may reveal more about the origin of our Universe.
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.
Some rocks may contain crystals, but not all rocks contain crystals. Crystals can be found in rocks that have volcanic origin.
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 prase rocks your socks means you look up to someone. ex. My sibling rocks my socks!
Fossils are principally found in sedimentary rocks and also in some metamorphic rocks of sedimentary origin.
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'
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.
Fossils occur in, or can be found in sedimentary rocks and metamorphic rocks of a sedimentary origin.
Fossil fuels are found in sedimentary rocks and metamorphic rocks of sedimentary origin.
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.
Crystalline structure, and an origin from magma.