Words & Phrases
put things in some kind of order
I always sort the laundry before I wash it.
time needed to think about things or to be alone for a while
Give me some space, please. (and) I really need my space right now!
someone who has extra weight around the belly
My husband got his spare tire from eating too much ice cream and drinking too much beer all these years.
getting crazy about something, sometimes with physical, muscle movements
Sometimes my friend acts in a spastic way when he hears some uncomfortable news.
to occasionally go overboard in order to feel real good
Let’s splurge. Let’s get the ice cream special with all the toppings!
show off something
She’s sporting her new boots. They rock!
a whole lot of food
They had quite a spread at the graduation celebration!
Give me a big squeeze, will ya!
add another appointment to an already very busy schedule
My calendar is full, but I think I can squeeze you in at around 3 pm.
put something in a safe place
I have my favorite candy stashed away in the glove compartment of my car.