A gentle way to say that someone is just unintelligent.
-Danny failed his third test this week.
-Well, he's not not the sharpest tool in the shed, you know.
A grand, one thousand dollars.
-How much does this purse cost?
-I don't know. A G-note of something.
A TV network paying an actor not to go elsewhere while they are trying to locate a project to star him.
Kirsty got a wonderful holding deal from NBC.
A derogatory name for a British beat cop.
-Where were you all this time?
-Some PC Plod arrested me for throwing a cigarette in the street.
Find the golden path between two different options.
You should groom yourself, but not be obssessed about it. You have to strike a happy medium.
to cause someone to suffer emotional and mental problems
Drugs can mess you about
To perform not as well as expected, to let down.
The team practised a lot before the game, 'cause they didn't want to let the side down.