|a piece of my mind
||my criticism of what you did, a tongue-lashing
||If my son stayed out all night, I'd give him a piece of my mind.
|a piece of piss
||an easy task, an easy thing to do, a piece of cake
||Changing the oil? A piece o' piss - I'll show you how.
|a piece of tail [B]
||(See a piece of ass)
|a piece of the action
||a share of the profit or prize or loot
||Those who paid for the winning ticket get a piece of the action.
|a pig in a poke
||a risk, a gamble, taking a chance (see take a chance)
||If you don't test drive the car, you're buying a pig in a poke.
|a pinch of coon shit [B]
||very little or no value, worthless
||That Rambler ain't worth a pinch o' coon shit. It's a lousy car.
|a pinch of salt
||a bit of salt, the salt held between thumb and finger
||Hector uses a pinch of salt when he makes chocolate fudge.
|a pinch to grow an inch
||on your birthday, guests pinch you to help you grow taller
||"Happy birthday, Sal. Here's a pinch to grow an inch!" "Ouch!"
|a pine float
||a glass of water with a toothpick floating on the water
||"What's that?" "You ordered a pine float - a toothpick floating in a glass of water!"
|a play on words
||a pun, a word or phrase that has two meanings
||When a man says he'll give you a ring, it may be a play on words.