Kerfuffle

To explain: This phrase is said when someone in the USA orders a pizza which has anchovies on it. Some people do not like anchovies and so they do not want them on their pizza. The phrase which begins, „Hold the —–“ means „I do not want...

Thingamabob (Thing-a-ma-Bob)

 Business English word of the Week  Geschäftsenglisch „To bite off more than you can chew.“ If you put too much food in your mouth at once, it’s difficult to eat. Likewise, if you accept too much work or a project that is too big or difficult, you might...

To be an Indian Giver

  Business English word of the Week  Geschäftsenglisch ‚Multitasking‘ This means doing several tasks at the same time. Men are not noted for being good at Multitasking….. Sample Sentence: „My wife’s good at multitasking – I’m so impressed...

Malarkey

Business English word of the Week  Geschäftsenglisch ‚To pull strings‘ What happens when you pull the strings to a puppet? It does what you want it to do. This phrase means to use your power or influence to make something happen that would usually be...