“Today’s Tid-Bit” – (to) Ask For It

(To) Ask For It…

(Idiomatic Verb Phrase)


“Well…  You asked for it.”


Meaning:

“(To) Ask for it” is a phrase which means:  Some person has caused (“asked for”) whatever condition he or she is now experiencing (“it”) as a result of his or her actions previously.


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(to) Get One’s Act Together

(to) “Get (one’s) Act Together”


This is an Idiomatic Verb Phrase which comes from the world of the performing arts:  Ballet, Theatre, Comedy, etc..  The word, “Act” in this phrase is referring specifically to one’s performance.  The Separable Phrasal-Verb, (to) “Get (something) Together”, is in-reference-to making that performance perfected and “in sync” with others involved in the performance.


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But, Idiomatically, it means something a bit different.  So, to see how Iron-Man can help define this Idiomatic Verb Phrase


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“Today’s Tid-Bit” – (to be) Beat Up (Adjectival Phrase)

(to be) Beat Up – (Adjectival Phrase)


Today’s Tid-Bit is an adjectival phrase which is used to describe a person’s or thing’s physical condition…


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To ” Have The Makings Of Something ” – Idiomatic Adjectival Verb-Phrase

To Have The Makings Of...

(to) ” Have The Makings Of ” (Something)


Today’s “Tid-Bit” is an Idiomatic Adjectival Verb-Phrase (I bet you didn’t know there was such a thing…) which comes to us from the the GiveMeSomeEnglish!!! Lexis Portal.


(to) Have The Makings Of (something)…


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The Meaning and Usage of This Phrase


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