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    Angry Idom meaning please

    Can all of you tell me the meaning of the following idoms?

    1-in the middle of nowhere.
    2-pain in the neck
    3-funnily enough
    4-out and back
    5-get stuck

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    Re: Idom meaning please

    Quote Originally Posted by esophea View Post
    Can all of you tell me the meaning of the following idoms?

    1-in the middle of nowhere.
    2-pain in the neck
    3-funnily enough
    4-out and back
    5-get stuck
    In the middle of nowhere: some very distant and non-descript place. Depending on what type of lifestyle you're used to, even if there are houses and small businesses nearby, if you find yourself in a small town that has no major shopping areas or hotel chains, or large restaurants, etc, you might describe it to someone as "the middle of nowhere."

    Pain in the neck: Someone or something that irritates you. "Oh no, your mother's not coming to visit again, is she? Last time she was here all she did was tell me I should get a better job and buy a bigger house for us and ask why we hadn't given her any grandchildren yet. She's such a pain in the neck!"

    Funnily enough: Something that is unusual or ironic. Gene Simmons of the band KISS spits blood on stage as part of their act, but, funnily enough, whenever he has a steak in a restaurant he orders it "well done" or "burned." He can't stand the sight of blood or red meat on his plate.

    Out and back: Sorry, I'm unfamiliar with this idiom. Can you provide an example of it in a sentence?

    Get stuck: End up with, not by choice. "I went to lunch with Fred, Brian and Roger yesterday, but since all three of them had 'forgotten' their wallets, I got stuck with the bill."
    "I was late in registering for classes, and most of them were filled, so I got stuck with Introduction to Forestry and Ancient Etruscan Literature."

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    Unhappy Re: Idom meaning please

    Sorry,i made a mistake with my typing of out and back, it is out and about

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