take a hosing
- Take a joke
Accept teasing at one’s own expense, as in Sam really couldn’t take a joke . This idiom, often put negatively, was first recorded in 1780. Also see take it
noun 1. a tailored or tailor-made costume for women.
noun 1. the hindmost part of an animal, especially that forming a distinct, flexible appendage to the trunk. 2. something resembling or suggesting this in shape or position: the tail of a kite. 3. Astronomy. the luminous stream extending from the head of a comet. 4. the reverse of a coin (opposed to head). 5. […]
- Take a load off
take a knee