|powers that be
||(See the powers that be)
|practice what you preach
||do what you say people should do
||If you want to hear truth, tell the truth. Practice what you preach.
||the testicle of a young bull or bull calf
||Do you believe that some folks in Alberta eat prairie oysters?
|praise him to the skies
||praise him a lot, sing his praises
||Wade is an excellent student. His teachers praise him to the skies.
||emotional crises the week before menstruation, pms
||Judy says pms causes most of her personal problems.
|preach to the choir/preach to the converted
||tell people who already know the message, talk to the wrong audience,
||When I complained to the class about students who were absent, Ed reminded me that I was preaching to the choir!
|prepare like crazy
||prepare thoroughly, be ready for an event or test
||Before I go to a job interview I prepare like crazy.
||a youth who wears trendy clothes, clean cut
||Brad is a preppy. He wears Polo sweaters and drives a Celica.
|presence of mind
||ability to think clearly and act appropriately, cool under pressure
||When the bear charged the car, Jill had the presence of mind to sound the burglar alarm.
||ask the police to charge someone with a crime
||The police asked her if she wanted to press charges against the thief.