||distress signal, call for help, SOS
||"Mayday! Mayday!" we shouted into our cell phones
when the tanks started running over people in the streets.
||is serious or determined, no nonsense
||At work or play she means business. She is a serious person.
||being unkind at times, having cruel traits
||Kurt has a mean streak in him. Did you see him kick his dog?
||wants to help, has good intentions
||Kay is a gossip, but she means well. She tries to be a friend.
||do enough work, achieve high quality
||With more training, he'll improve. He'll measure up to our standards.
|meet up with
||In Montreal, he met up with a young singer named Celine.
|meet you half way
||find an equitable agreement, split the difference
||Try to settle the claim out of court. See if he will meet you half way.
|meeting of minds
||mutual agreement, consensus
||We agreed to share the cost of the project. It was a meeting of minds.
||a lot of money, thousands of dollars
||Her personal computer system cost megabucks. It was very expensive.
|melt in your mouth
||fine bread or pastry, food with a fine texture
||Aunt Carol's muffins are so good! They just melt in your mouth!