To be peevish, perverse, etc; be in a nasty mood: He just about bit my head off, must have got up on the wrong side of the bed (1930s+)
get out the vote
- Got what it takes
verb phrase To have the right tools or aspects for success: that singer’s got what it takes
[gets; German gœts] /gɛts; German gœts/ noun 1. Hermann [her-mahn] /ˈhɛr mɑn/ (Show IPA), 1840–76, German composer.
[gwahsh, goo-ahsh; French gwash] /gwɑʃ, guˈɑʃ; French gwaʃ/ noun, plural gouaches [gwah-shiz, goo-ah-shiz; French gwash] /ˈgwɑ ʃɪz, guˈɑ ʃɪz; French ˈgwaʃ/ (Show IPA), for 3. 1. a technique of painting with opaque watercolors prepared with gum. 2. an opaque color used in painting a gouache. 3. a work painted using gouache. /ɡʊˈɑːʃ/ noun 1. Also […]