What does it mean all bets are off?
—used to describe a situation in which it is impossible to be sure about what will happen All bets are off on the election: it’s too close to call.
What can I say instead of go off?
Go off synonyms
- discharge. Discharge is defined as to release, unload or dismiss. …
- quit. To resign from or leave a job. …
- depart. To go away (from); leave. …
- part. To go away; leave; depart. …
- blow up. To cause (something or someone) to. …
- detonate. (Intransitive) To explode; to blow up. …
- take-place. (Intransitive) To happen, to occur. …
What is the meaning of too close to call?
phrase. If something such as a competition or an election is too close to call, it is not possible to predict who will win because it seems likely to be won by only a very small margin. [journalism] In the Senate, the count is too close to call at this point.
Will be off meaning?
: to leave : to start going, running, etc. I must be off if I want to make the next bus.
What does go of mean?
: to stop holding or gripping (something or someone) Let go of my hand. He let go of the rope. —often used figuratively You need to let go of the past.
What does go off of mean?
intransitive verb. 1 : explode. 2 : to burst forth or break out suddenly or noisily. 3 : to go forth, out, or away : leave.
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What does too close to home mean?
if a remark is close to home, it makes people feel uncomfortable or upset because it is about a sensitive or very personal subject.
What does the idiom get someone’s goat mean?
informal. : to upset or irritate someone The way she’s always correcting other people really gets my goat!
Which too do I use?
To, too or two?
- ‘To’ is used to show motion, eg “I’m going to the shop.”
- ‘Too’ means ‘also’ or ‘extremely’, eg “I would like to come too but I’m too tired.”
- ‘Two’ means the number 2, eg “Let’s buy two apples.”