Learning new expressions..

@jndlponti (2413)
Philippines
May 1, 2016 10:22am CST
Just tonight I was watching this cartoon show with my 2year old son I get to learn new expression.. I have heard it before,sing it in the song line but did not fully get the meaning of it until tonight... "To rain in your parade"...means to put an end of your truimpth or to destroy the good mood. I get it now..mind to know if anyone here we're feeling the same way as I do? Did I try got it right the meaning now or not?
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@BelleStarr (39631)
• United States
1 May 16
It is rain on your parade "to spoil something for someone".
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@jndlponti (2413)
• Philippines
2 May 16
OKay...nice one..Hope to learn more.
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@amadeo (70857)
• United States
1 May 16
I alway say Don't rain on my parade.Keep doing it .It will come to you
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@jndlponti (2413)
• Philippines
2 May 16
Yeah...I was hoping to learn more.
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@gudheart (12742)
3 May 16
Yep you got it right :D It can be fun learning new ones.
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@jndlponti (2413)
• Philippines
3 May 16
Sure did.. it was just new to me.the meaning of it was just introduced..though I heard it very often.
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@gudheart (12742)
3 May 16
@jndlponti Some of the expressions we use don't always make sense!
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@jndlponti (2413)
• Philippines
3 May 16
@gudheart I notice that too..hehe
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@DianneN (82778)
• United States
3 May 16
You should be proud of yourself! Idioms are difficult to learn.
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@jndlponti (2413)
• Philippines
3 May 16
Before when I was younger I'd like to learn those..but just lose my interest..just these few days ago that I'd come to this thinking of learning new ones again.
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@jndlponti (2413)
• Philippines
3 May 16
Since English is not our first language.
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@maggs224 (1708)
• Alicante, Spain
1 May 16
When someone rains on your parade it means they spoil it for you. So yes you have got it right they destroy your good mood.
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@jndlponti (2413)
• Philippines
2 May 16
Wow...thanks..I hope i would learn more of them
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@Corbin5 (113506)
• United States
4 May 16
You did very well. Yes, if "you rain on someone's parade" you take their joy away or ruin things for them.
@jndlponti (2413)
• Philippines
12 May 16
Any other expressions that you know that might be new to my ear and what is it's meaning..if you don't mind.
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@Corbin5 (113506)
• United States
13 May 16
@jndlponti Well, let's see. "Between a rock and a hard place" means you are in trouble or you are having trouble deciding what to do. "You are the cat's meow" means you are the best! If you are "fit to be tied" means you are really angry.
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@jndlponti (2413)
• Philippines
15 May 16
@Corbin5 Wow...that's something new I haven't heard of before..tha was totally amazing of you. Thank you very much.. then 'you are the cats meow'..lol By the way what do you call these expressions from your place?
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