off one's block

off one's block
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English-Russian australian expression. 2014.

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  • off one's block / chump / crust / head / nut / onion — adj mad, crazy. These phrases are all elabo rations of the well established colloquial ism, off one s head (heard since the mid 19th century). The terms are some times extended to mean intoxicated by drugs or drink, more usually denoted by… …   Contemporary slang

  • Off one's block — insane …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • off one's block — Australian Slang insane …   English dialects glossary

  • off one's trolley — adj British deranged, unstable, crazy. A variation on the off one s block theme, which has been popular in British speech since the 1970s. The original image evoked may be of a child losing control of a cart or scooter, or of a patient falling… …   Contemporary slang

  • chip off the old block —    If someone is a chip off the old block, they closely resemble one or both of the parents in character.   (Dorking School Dictionary)    ***    A person who is a chip off the old block resembles one of their parents in appearance, character or… …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • Chip Off the Ol' Block — Infobox Television episode Title = Chip Off the Ol Block Caption = Cub does his chores while Pop takes a breather Series = Happy Tree Friends Season = 1 Episode = 12 Airdate = ? Production = 112 Writer = Warren Graff Rhode Montijo Kenn Navarro… …   Wikipedia

  • (a) chip off the old block — if someone is a chip off the old block, they are very similar in character to one of their parents or to another older member of their family. Look at her bossing everyone around she s a real chip off the old block! (not used with the) …   New idioms dictionary

  • chip off the old block — If someone is a chip off the old block, they closely resemble one or both of the parents in character …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • be a chip off the old block — informal phrase to look or behave like one of your parents Jimmy was a chip off the old block with his grey eyes and his dad’s smile. Thesaurus: to look the same as, or similar to, someone or somethingsynonym Main entry: chip …   Useful english dictionary

  • A chip off the old block — Chip Chip, n. 1. A piece of wood, stone, or other substance, separated by an ax, chisel, or cutting instrument. [1913 Webster] 2. A fragment or piece broken off; a small piece. [1913 Webster] 3. Wood or Cuban palm leaf split into slips, or straw… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chip off the old block — person who looks or acts like one of his parents His son is a chip off the old block and acts exactly like his father …   Idioms and examples


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