Category Archives: Colloquialisms

Here you will find “old wives tales”, superstitions and famous sayings. From “Three is the Magic Number” to language “hooks” like “of the people, by the people, and for the people. Definition: an informal word or expression which is more suitable for use in speech than in writing

Third times a charm

Meaning: lucky.

Three levels of intensity

good, better, best; cold, colder, coldest Also, getting prepared: Ready, steady, go; on your mark, get set, go; on the count of three…

Three sheets to the wind

Meaning: Very drunk, highly intoxicated.

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