- Where did the phrase to at come from?
- Where do u get off meaning?
- What does it mean to get off to someone?
- Where can I get off?
- What does off mean sexually?
- What is the phrasal verb of get off?
- What is the origin of how’s you?
- What’s that when it’s at home origin?
- Where do you get off origin?
- What is it called when you get off a train?
Where did the phrase to at come from?
The origins of this phrase are uncertain, but it has been observed in print since at least 1766, and likely was around well before that.
The potentially related phrase “to a tittle” is found in a 1607 play, The Woman Hater by Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher (“I’ll quote him to a tittle”)..
Where do u get off meaning?
It means to leave a place or to help someone to leave a place. He will get off straight after the meeting.
What does it mean to get off to someone?
: to have sex with (someone) : to begin a sexual relationship with (someone) She found out he’d gotten off with another woman.
Where can I get off?
If you tell someone where to get off, you tell them in a rather rude way that you are not going to do or agree to what they want.
What does off mean sexually?
(transitive, slang) To excite or arouse, especially in a sexual manner, as to cause to experience orgasm. (intransitive, slang) To experience great pleasure, especially sexual pleasure; in particular, to experience an orgasm. It takes more than a picture in a girlie magazine for me to get off.
What is the phrasal verb of get off?
From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishget off phrasal verb1 LEAVE A PLACEleave to leave a place, or to help someone to leave a place We’ll try and get off straight after lunch. get off something Get off my land! get somebody off I’ll phone you as soon as I’ve got the children off to school.
What is the origin of how’s you?
“My Russian and Yiddish speaking grandmother would always ask, ‘So, how’s by you?’ , meaning how’s everything with you and at your house. We always thought that form was borrowed from Yiddish. But as I’ve studied Russian, it seems to be translated from Russian.”…Personal Zone»Forums»Chat Rooms»May 16, 2006
What’s that when it’s at home origin?
It’s Greek : from the Greek. That means the transmigration of souls. ‘What’s your name when you’re at home?’ ‘And what, pray, is wrong with Lourdes when it’s at home?’
Where do you get off origin?
This expression, alluding to the use of tall horses by high-ranking persons, dates from the late 1700s. Similarly, off one’s high horse means “less arrogantly, more humbly,” as in I wish she’d get off her high horse and be more friendly. It dates from the early 1900s, but is heard less often today.
What is it called when you get off a train?
detrain. verb. Americanformal to get off a train.