||clothes, glad rags, rags
||Hey, Lucy. Nice threads! I love your jacket.
||(See a three-bagger)
|three sheets to the wind
||very drunk, plastered, pissed to the gills
||The Captain was three sheets to the wind - staggering.
|three slices short (of a full loaf)
||mentally disabled, one brick short...
||If you order worm soup, they'll think you're three slices short.
|through the grapevine
||through gossip, bush telegraph
||"How did you know I moved?" "I heard it through the grapevine."
|through the mill
||used a lot, nearly worn out, put you through the mill
||These jeans have been through the mill. They're ragged.
|through the roof
||(See go through the roof)
|through the wringer
||experienced a lot of personal problems
||Hey, I'm tough. I've been through the wringer a few times.
|through thick and thin
||during good and bad times, for better or worse
||My dog Pal stays with me through thick and thin. He's a true friend.
|throw a curve
||confuse, deceive, surprise
||Dad threw a curve at me when he asked if he could borrow $1000.