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Of of pertaining to any method of human communication, either spoken or written, consisting of the use of words in a structured and conventional way, whether united in a system specific to a country or region.

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mad as a March hare

Language; Idioms

Someone who is excitable and unpredictable is as mad as a March hare.

nothing to write home about

Language; Idioms

Something that is not special or good is nothing to write home about.

put your shoulder to the wheel

Language; Idioms

When you put your shoulder to the wheel, you contribute to an effort.

sound as a pound

Language; Idioms

(UK) if something is as sound as a pound, it is very good or reliable.

bad egg

Language; Idioms

A person who cannot be trusted is a bad egg. Good egg is the opposite.

all skin and bone

Language; Idioms

If a person is very underweight, they are all skin and bone, or bones.

all eyes on me

Language; Idioms

If all eyes are on someone, then everyone is paying attention to them.