|bat five hundred
||hit half the times at bat, win half the competitions
||If you solve five problems out of ten, you're batting five hundred.
|bat her eyes
||blink the eyes, blink in a sexy way
||Verna just stood there batting her eyes, trying to look sexy.
||(See with bated breath)
||cranky woman, a bitch [B]
||Marlene - that old battleaxe - is spreading lies about me.
||(See drive me batty)
|bawl me out
||tell me I have been bad, scold me
||If I fail math, Dad will bawl me out. He'll give me a lecture.
||trying to be too great, world beater
||The new manager thinks he's the greatest - the be-all, end-all.
|be my guest
||have this chair, have that drink, help yourself
||Be my guest. Sit here. I can find another chair.
|be my undoing
||be the cause of my failure; my Achilles heel
||Credit cards may be my undoing. My VISA balance is over $5000!
||leave, go, off with you
||Be off, my dear, or you'll be late for work.