something whose sole purpose is to bring in money, and usually loads of it.
the speed traps set up by the cops are just another cash cow to fill city hall's coffers.
Something of long lasting entertainment
Blowing didgeridoo in the park is classic!
To throw up.
Last night after eating a gallon of ice cream I barfed BIG TIME.
to be blown away in some sort of competition.
My Powerbook smoked your G4 in those performance benchmarks!
describing an item that has only the most basic and necessary features to it; strictly functional; utilitarian
I looked into getting an upgrade for my cell phone, told the sales rep
I just wanted something bare bones (i.e. a unit strictly for making/receiving telephone calls).
turns out that's impossible these days, since even the most basic phones have cameras and mp3
players as standard features now!
an assessment or analysis made with regard to a particular situation, to gain further knowledge and insight into it.
"We need to get the lay of the land before we suggest what improvements should be done in that neighborhood."
Equivalent to saying "I did it!" after accomplishing a hard task.
Physics complete! Yatta!