Queer Street :
Qualms of Conscience :
The pricks of conscience
Quarrel With Bread and Butter :
Bread and butter, here, indicate the means of one’s living. That is why we say HE IS THE BREAD WINNER OF THE FAMILY. If a subordinate in an organization is quarrelsome or if he is not patient enough to bear the reprimand he deserves, gets angry and retorts or provokes the higher-up, the top man dismisses him from the job. So, he loses the job that gave him bread and butter. Hence we say, he quarrelled with bread and butter (manager or the top man) and lost his job.
Quart into A Pint Pot :
If you try to put or get a quart into a pint pot, you try to put too much in a small space. (1quart =2 pints)
Queen Bee :
The queen bee is a woman who holds the most important position in a place.
Queen of Hearts :
A woman who is preeminent in her area is a queen of Hearts.
Queer Fish :
A strange person is a queer fish.
Queer Street :
If someone is in a lot of trouble, especially financial, they are in Queer Street.
Queer Your Pitch :
If someone queers your pitch, they interfere in your affairs and spoil things.
Question of Time :
If something is a question of time, It is certain to happen, though we don’t know exactly when.
Queue Jumping :
Someone who goes to the front of a queue instead of a waiting is jumping the queue.
Quick as A Flash :
If something happens quick as a flash, it happens very fast indeed.
Quick Buck :
If you make some money easily, you make quick buck.
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