Expressions about numbers
Here is a list of common expressions about numbers.
First footer is the first person to enter a house on the New Year day.
First string player
The most skilled player
A small, old-fashioned and boring town
A short joke or a funny remark
Look after number one
To look after oneself and not worry about others
A person in a subservient position
Play second fiddle
To be of secondary importance
A substitute player, used when somebody else is not available
A new strength or energy to continue something that requires tremendous exertion
To two-time is to be unfaithful to your spouse or lover.
A situation that requires the cooperation of two people
A euphemism for inflicting physical and mental pain to extract confessions
This label is used to refer to the poor, undeveloped countries of Africa and Asia
A label used to refer to the press. The other three are the Clergy, the Lords and the Commons
A rude and offensive word
A group of people who work secretly for the enemy
This label is used to refer to a person who is unnecessary or unwelcome.
Used to refer to your intuition
At sixes and sevens
In utter confusion or disorder
In seventh heaven
When you are in seventh heaven, you are supremely happy.
On cloud nine
When you are on cloud nine, you are extremely happy.
Nine day’s wonder
This label is used to refer to something that loses its appeal after a few days.