[Post for Salman Rushdie on his accomplishment; See Today's Special below]
Here is the Oth part of the series of popular idioms and usages. Please voice your comments below.
Of the first water: Of the highest quality
Off the record: To indicate that the comments you make should not be published or attributed to you.
Off the hook: Not in difficulty.
Okey dokey: All right, now obsolete.
On a wing and a prayer: Relying on good fortune in the future.
On cloud nine: Extremely happy
On par with: Equal to something
On the dole: Unemployed.
On the contrary: As opposed to.
On the fiddle: Corrupt.
On the other hand: In another way, in other words.
On the QT: Secretly.
Once in a blue moon: Very rarely.
Once in a while: Occasionally
One for the road: A final shot of drink before taking off on a journey.
One over the eight: Fully drunk.
Other fish to fry: A better thing to do
Out of sorts: Not well.
Over the top: Extreme.
Over my dead body: Expressed to show your sharp protest against something.
Oxo cube: Tube. Cockney Rhyming Slang.
Congratulations to Salman Rushdie on his achievement. The queen conferred to him, yesterday, the most coveted knighthood. It’s an honor to us, Indians, since Rushdie was born in
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