Coming close to a successful outcome only to fall short at the end.
A cup of joe is an American nickname for a cup of coffee.
Typically said to indicate that any further investigation into a situation may lead to harm.
It's useless to worry about things that already happened and cannot be changed.
To get to the point, leaving out all of the unnecessary details.
To cut the mustard is to meet a required standard, or to meet expectations.
Someone that calls for help when it is not needed. Someone who is lying.
The meanings of phrases and sayings starting with the letter C. Click a letter or expression below to find further details!
1. A request for a bill. 2. Being in an uncomfortable situation that one wants to leave.
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