stealing ideas or actual passages from someone else's work and pretending they are your own
When writing an article attacking plagiarism, do not copy from someone else's work.
something that is a waste of time or of no use
It is pointless to put up a sign that reads: SIGN NOT IN USE
used in reference to somebody who likes to spread gossip, or who cannot keep a secret
His ex-girlfriend told everyone that he had a small penis. When he found out, he just said that she had a big mouth.
something that appears suddenly or unexpectedly
Sex education books should have a pop-up section.
get on with it; stop wasting time
shortened form of "pull your finger out of your ass"
(apparently, having your finger up your ass interferes with efficiency)
I need those reports by tomorrow. So, pull your finger out.
something that has or makes no sense
An example of nonsense:
Things are a lot more like they used to be than they are now.
evacuation of the bowels; the matter evacuated
Is the person in charge of human waste disposal referred to as Number One or Number Two?