the result of something through totally random circumstances - could refer to a situation either in someone's good luck or misfortune.
"I called that company and asked if they had any openings, and they told me they weren't hiring right now. But when I sent in my resume a few days later, they called me up and told me there's a position that would be perfect for my credentials. Hmmmm...luck of the draw I guess!"
"You mean to tell me that when you asked her to go with you to the dance, she said yes?? Geez....she told me she HATES going to those things! That's the luck of the draw for you!"
an expression which describes a situation where there is confusion or lack of direction.
"ever since that company got new management, it's been like the blind leading the blind over there."
to withdraw from any enterprise or venture that appears to be on a downturn, while you yourself still can keep any personal gains.
-from the poker (or similiar betting game involving playing cards) term, where one takes their remaining chips, representing the amount of money they have left, and trades them in for their value in cash.
"at the rate your shares in the company are going, as your financial advisor, I would seriously suggest you consider cashing in your chips. Sell them off while they are still worth something!"
said of anyone who was once famous but has since become back issue
(faded into obscurity or an unknown status).
Poison, Elizabeth Berkley, and Spuds Mackenzie are just a few examples of members currently in the "where are they now?" file.
A stylishly hip automobile with a non-gender bias. Often times confused as a car strictly for women by men who are unsure of their sexuality.
There goes Jordan in his Jetta. I'm glad to see he isn't having a sexual identity crisis.
a falsehood, a sham, an outright lie!
the phrase "selling a bill of goods" basically means making promises that knowingly can't or won't be kept.
political candidates always try to sell voters a bill of goods in order to get elected to office.
describing an idea that in theory seems ideal, but when put to actual use invariably will be flawed, or not be as simple as first perceived.
"the figures look right on paper, but I think its gonna cost a little more than a g-note
to open a club!"