- For Teachers
Would you be kind enough to tell me whether I am right with my interpretation of the expressions in bold in the following sentences?
Although she sometimes bitches about school as everyone does, her general attitude towards school is positive.
Don't bitch all day long about the heat : do some work!
bitch (v) = complain, grouch, grump, whine
Excuse me for the word, but you have bitched the whole business.
bitch (v) = spoil, mischief, harm,
Excuse me for it word but you mess up all case.
She'd started bitching him from the beginning, with every man in sight.
bitch (v) = deceive, trace the around finger, flam
From the very days she was change him right and left.
a major fight against prejudice, and thus a fight for justice.
Why did you have to bitch everything up by telling John about the arrangements I made for his leaving party?
bitch up = ruthlessly spoil something
I wouldn't put it past him.
idiom : not put something past someone = consider someone capable of doing something, especially something bad; to not be surprised if someone does something unacceptable
This expression uses past in the sense of "beyond”
Every now and then she gave a half-glance at the people on the pavement.
give a half glance = see with half eye
His first act was to bolt the door on the inside.
The door bolts from inside.
bolt (v) = to secure or lock with or as if with a bolt
She bolted from her seat.
bolt (v) = move or jump suddenly
Damn man, I've got to bolt.
bolt (v) = to away at great speed
Don't bolt your dinner!
bolt = eat hastily without proper chewing
That new “Mustang” is bolt.
bolt = to be extremely cool,hot, or off the hook
He has shot his last bolt.
bolt = chance
We had been sure she was in Chicago, so her sudden appearance was a bolt from the blue.
His decision to resign was a bolt from the blue.
bolt from the blue = something sudden and unexpected; an event that you did not see coming; a great and usually unpleasant surprise; shock.
Thank you for your efforts.