|say your piece
||state your opinion, tell us what you think
||OK, Vic, say your piece. Then we can vote on this offer.
||lots, many, oodles
||"Are there any cookies left?" "Yes, scads of them."
|scandal is brewing
||an evil story is being told, there are rumors of a scandal
||A scandal is brewing in the Pacific Ocean. A whale and a shark
are living together without a marriage license!
|scarce as hen's teeth
||not many of them, few or none
||Rural doctors are scarce as hen's teeth. Doctors like the city life.
|scare the life out of me
||frighten me a lot, scare me badly, scared out of my wits
||My son jumped out of the closet and shouted boo! He nearly
scared the life out of me.
|scared out of my wits
||so scared I couldn't think, scared spitless
||When I heard a low moan coming from the bathroom I was
scared out of my wits.
|scared shitless [B]
||very frightened, scared, petrified, scared spitless
||When I woke up and saw a figure standing beside my bed, I was scared shitless.
||very frightened, scared stiff
||Believe me. I was scared spitless when the wolves started to howl.
||very frightened, frightened to death, petrified
||"Are you afraid of heights?" "Yes. I'm scared stiff of anything higher than a bicycle seat."
|scared to death
||very scared, very anxious, scared stiff
||I was scared to death that your plane had crashed. I was worried.