|chickens come home to roost
||we cannot escape the consequences of our actions
||We soon discover that lies return to their owner, just as chickens come home to roost.
|chief cook and bottle washer
||Hal is the chief cook and bottle washer for our school supper.
||pause to gain control of your emotions, cool off
||I think you should chill out before you see the supervisor.
||add a word or phrase to a conversation, two cents' worth
||"I want a piece of cake, too," Izzie chimed in. "Please."
||an Inuit expression meaning "Goodbye. It was nice talking to you,"
bye for now, ciao
||"I'm glad we finally met!" "Yes, we had a good visit. Chimo!"
||(See a chin wag)
||unwilling to spend, cheap, tight
||Don't be so chintzy with your time. Volunteer to visit seniors.
||each one help to pay for, everybody pay a little
||We should chip in and buy Sadie a gift when she moves away.
|chip off the old block
||(See a chip off the old block)