Seamy Side :
Scarlet Woman :
This idiom is used as a pejorative term for a sexually promiscuous woman, especially an adulteress.
Scattered To The Four Winds :
If something is scattered to the four winds, it goes out in all directions.
Scent Blood :
If you can scent blood, you feel that a rival is having difficulties and you are going to beat them.
Schoolyard Pick :
When people take it in turns to choose a member of a team, it is a schoolyard pick.
Scot Free :
If someone escapes scot free, they avoid payment or punishment. Scot is an old word for a tax, so it originally referred to avoiding taxes, though now has a wider sense of not being punished for someone that you have done.
Scotch Mist :
Something imagined. The phrase SCOTCH MIST is used humorously to refer to something that is hard to find or does not exist.
Scraping The Barrel :
When all the best people, things or ideas and so on are used up and people try to make do with what they have left, they are scraping the barrel.
Scream Blue Murder :
If someone shouts very loudly in anger or fear, they scream blue murder.
Screw Loose :
If someone has a screw lose, they are crazy.
Screwed If You Do. Screwed If You Don’t. :
This means that no matter what you decide or do in a situation, there will be negative consequences.
Sea Legs :
If you are getting your sea legs, it takes you a while to get used to something new.
Seamy Side :
The seamy side of something is the unpleasant or sordid aspect it has.
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