ON THE RAGGED EDGE means: On the ragged edge is American slang for on the extreme edge.
ON THE RAZZLE means: On the razzle is slang for a spree or good time.
ON THE RORY means: On the Rory is slang for poor, penniless.
ON THE SCHNOZZ means: On the schnozz is American slang for precisely, exactly on time.
ON THE SQUARE means: On the square is slang for being a Freemason.
ON THE STRAP means: On the Strap is British slang for on credit or hire−purchase.
ON THE TAP means: On the tap is slang for begging, asking for a loan.
ON THE THUMB means: On the thumb is British slang for hitch−hiking.
ON THE TURKEY means: On the turkey is British criminal slang for being sought by the police and evading capture.
ON THE UP−AND−UP means: On the up−and−up is slang for genuine, bona fide.
avoir les foies means: have cold feet
avoir les doigts crochus means: be tight-fisted; be stingy
avoir les dents qui rayent le parquet means: set one's sights high; want it all (lit.: have teeth that reach the floor)
avoir les dents longues means: be very ambitious; set one's sights high (lit.: have long teeth)
avoir les dents du found qui baignent means: be stuffed; be completely full (lit.: have back teeth that are swimming [in food])
avoir les boules means: be scared
avoir le trac means: have stagefright
avoir le front means: have the audacity; have the courage
avoir le diable au corps means: be possessed
avoir le dessus means: be on top; be top dog; get the best of
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