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Meaning of ON THE BREW

ON THE BREW means: On the brew is Scottish slang for to be unemployed.

Meaning of ON THE BUM

ON THE BUM means: On the bum is slang for leading the life of a tramp. On the bum is slang for engaged in begging.On the bum is slang for malfunctioning.

Meaning of ON THE CARDS

ON THE CARDS means: On the cards is British slang for likely to happen.

Meaning of ON THE CELLAR

ON THE CELLAR means: On the cellar is British slang for scrounging, looking to borrow some money.

Meaning of ON THE CLUB

ON THE CLUB means: On the club is British slang for away from work due to sickness, especially when receiving sickness benefit.

Meaning of ON THE CROSS

ON THE CROSS means: On the cross is slang for dishonesty.

Meaning of ON THE DRIP

ON THE DRIP means: On the drip is British slang for on hire purchase.


ON THE EARHOLE means: On the earhole is British slang for engaged in cadging or borrowing money.

Meaning of ON THE ELBOW

ON THE ELBOW means: On the elbow is British slang for engaged in cadging or borrowing money.

Meaning of ON THE FLOOR

ON THE FLOOR means: On the Floor is London Cockney rhyming slang for poor.

Slang words, phrases and definitions

Meaning of avoir barre(s) sur qqn

avoir barre(s) sur qqn means: have an advantage over sb; have power over sb; have a hold on sb (lit.: have bar(s) over someone)

Meaning of avoir assez (en)

avoir assez (en) means: have enough

Meaning of avoir affaire à

avoir affaire à means: deal with; have dealings with

Meaning of avis aux amateurs

avis aux amateurs means: any takers? a word to the wise (lit.: advice to amateurs; n.b.: ironic or sarcastic)

Meaning of avec tout  le tralala

avec tout  le tralala means: the works; with everything; with a great fuss

Meaning of avec précaution

avec précaution means: cautiously; carefully

Meaning of avaler ses mots

avaler ses mots means: mumble (lit.: to swallow one’s words)

Meaning of avaler des couleuvres

avaler des couleuvres means: put up with a lot; swallow one’s pride

Meaning of aux abois

aux abois means: in desperate straits (used for people); at bay (used for animals) (lit.: at the baying)

Meaning of au ralenti

au ralenti means: au rabaisidiom. at bargain rates; at a deep discount. 1. On achetait les provisions au rabais.idiom. in slow motion

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