Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Comply completely with someone's demands.‘she had to stay on her best behaviour and dance to his tune’
- ‘You elected them and they should dance to your tune if they want to secure another term in office.’
- ‘He not only held the finalists in a trance, but also the audience that comprised students and teachers dancing to his tune.’
- ‘Movies that are truly great are group efforts where everybody adds something, not just everybody dancing to the director 's tune.’
- ‘He has the world's only superpower dancing to his tune.’
- ‘Our freedom to use what is ours is being taken away from us unless we dance to their tune and pay up.’
- ‘I denied vigorously that we were dancing to their tune - I protested that I was acting only in the long-term interests of the BBC.’
Are you looking for a word for a foolish person? We explore twelve interesting words to describe the dunderheads in your life.
Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.