|string a line
||create a story, make up a story
||He was stringing you a line. A dog wasn't driving the car.
||pretend that you believe, go along with
||When Franz talks about shark fishing, I just string along.
||thin person, bean pole
||You string bean, Kenny! You're too skinny to hit the ball!
|string of good luck
||a series of lucky events, lucky streak
||He isn't the best pitcher. He's just having a string of good luck this season.
||remove all your clothes, full Monty, in the buff
||"I'd like to see you naked." "Okay. I'll strip if you will."
||a row of stores with a small parking lot in front
||Does the Langdale strip mall have a video store?
||(See bare bones)
|stroke of genius
||a very intelligent idea, a unique solution
||Using laser light for surgery - now that's a stroke of genius.
|stroke of good luck
||a fortunate event, a lucky break, the fickle finger of fate
||Then, by some stroke of good luck, a car horn scared the lion and it ran away.
|stroke your ego
||cause you to feel confident or proud
||Compliments are wonderful because they stroke your ego.