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da bomb

slang Excellent, extremely entertaining, or of very high quality. This steak I ordered is da bomb! I'm not usually a fan of action films, but that one was da bomb!
See also: bomb, Da

la-di-da

1. adjective Pretentiously snobbish or elitist. I'd rather not go to some la-di-da restaurant and get overpriced rabbit food. Let's just get pizza.
2. interjection A sarcastic and derisive phrase meant to mock what one perceives as pretentious or overly refined. Well, la-di-da, look at Mr. Fancy in his new suit. Wow, you were on student council? La-di-da!

that's the breaks

There is nothing we can do about the way things have unfolded, especially bad ones, so there is no reason to be upset about it; that's just the way things are. I'm pretty gutted about not getting into the grad school program I wanted, but hey, that's the breaks.
See also: break

the arse is gone right out of her

Said of some situation or set of circumstances that are completely out of control or have gone totally wrong. "The" and "her" are often spelled colloquially as "da" and "'er," respectively. Primarily heard in Newfoundland, Canada. We were all flying high when the economy was booming a few years back, but the arse is gone right out of 'er now!
See also: arse, gone, of, out, right

the bomb

1. The atomic bomb. When they dropped the bomb, the world changed forever.
2. slang Anything that is especially great or wonderful. Have you heard their latest album? It's the bomb! Your mom's chili is the bomb!
See also: bomb

them's the breaks

There is nothing we can do about the way things have unfolded, especially bad ones, so there is no reason to be upset about it; that's just the way things are. I'm pretty gutted about not getting into the grad school program I wanted, but hey, them's the breaks.
See also: break

them's the facts

colloquial You've got to accept that these are the facts of the situation; that's just the way things are. Typically said of something that is unfortunate or undesirable for the other person. A: "I can't believe you got the promotion over me!" B: "Sorry, them's the facts!" Look, what happened to your family was wrong. Them's the facts. But wallowing in self-pity about it ain't gonna help one bit!
See also: fact

those are the breaks

There is nothing we can do about the way things have unfolded, especially bad ones, so there is no reason to be upset about it; that's just the way things are. I'm pretty gutted about not getting into the grad school program I wanted, but hey, those are the breaks.
See also: break, those

You the man!

Used as a vague expression of congratulations or to boost the listener's self-confidence. Often spelled or pronounced colloquially (or humorously) as "You da man!" A: "I got accepted to Harvard!" B: "Wow, congratulations! You the man!" I just heard that you landed the Jefferson account! Who da man? You da man!
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

that's the breaks

or

them's the breaks

AMERICAN, INFORMAL
People say that's the breaks or them's the breaks to mean that this is the way life is and there is nothing you can do about it. Some days you don't play so well, but that's the breaks.
See also: break
Collins COBUILD Idioms Dictionary, 3rd ed. © HarperCollins Publishers 2012

that's (or them's) the breaks

that's the way things turn out (used to express resigned acceptance of a situation). North American informal
See also: break
Farlex Partner Idioms Dictionary © Farlex 2017

the bomb

and da bomb
n. something really great. This tingle is really da bomb. She described our car as “the bomb” and our house as a “joint.”
See also: bomb

da bomb

verb
See also: bomb, Da

You the man!

verb
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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