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!"
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.
in close proximity relative to another location; also, something that is apparent or will be realized soon
"The nice thing about living in this neighborhood is that all the amenities are right around the corner from us."
"Cheer up my friend, and don't worry...good times are just around the corner!"
an expression which means that a particular matter has been taken care of.
"Hey, did you finalize the purchase of the estate yet?"
"Yep, the title now officially belongs to me.....signed, sealed, and delivered!"
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.
To make love.
So she came over to my place and we made some whoopie.