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Help plz

Posted by Lotg on May 16, 2003

In Reply to: Help plz posted by kathaab afandi on May 16, 2003

: hi,
: would like to know the meaning for the following...

: 1)flop into an armchair
: 2)to coin the dictum
: 3)to fight off temptations
: 4)drift over yellow water lagoon
: 5)flick out their tongues
: 6)lift their heads to eye me
: 7)my active two-year old wandered away
: 8)he had been snappish with her
: 9)she sets about preparing a celebration
: 10)marched out of the door
: 11)go off to tahiti
: 12)my mind in a turmoil
: 13)i pulled myself together
: 14)they scampered off
: 15)ticked off the names of every player
: 16)sets out to revive the pleasures of the table
: 17)several root crops are begining to take hold outside the andes
: 18)set out on a journy
: 19)waded into the channel
: 20)make beleive letter
: 21)tripped over
: 22)to head off
: 23)en route to ...
: 24)flood tieds off the french coast
: 25)sized him up
: 26)the catch of the twon
: 27)stormed out
: 28)loose your temper in a crunch
: 29)dishing out discipline
: 30)mete out their own punishment
: 31)assert their authority
: 32)let it go at that
: 33)stalked out

: thank you all for your help.

: Wow, you must be reading soooo much. Only I'm confused about some of your queries, eg. 7, 17 & 24. These simply appear to be parts of sentences in a story. Anyone else, am I wrong? They don't look like colloquialisms to me.