see Gone phut
Slang for the face, variously spelt as phyzog, fizzog, phizzog etc but the generally accepted or more correct spelling should be physog or even physio...
Appears in various spellings and describes a child, invariably an African or Negro child and dates from the mid-17th century. It is an anglicisation o...
see Bone to pick
In the sense of to goad or aggressively start a fight or quarrel with someone dates from the mid-1400s.
Eat fastidiously or without relish dates from the late 16th century.
Derives from picking at holes in clothes and thereby worsening them
In the sense of to shoot one by one, dates from the early 19th century.
In the sense of to seek out or select someone for adverse attention, dates the 1300s.
To talk to someone in order to get useful information or advice, from the allusion to picking meat from bones, dates from the mid-19th century.
An exhortation or challenge to someone to find fault with something that has just been put forward or promulgated. It dates from the late 19th century...
see Low hanging fruit
In the sense of to pick up a woman or man for sexual purposes, dates from the late 17th century.
In the sense of accelerate or increase the speed, dates from the early 20th century.
In the sense of quickening one’s stride or speeding up a process dates from the late 19th/early 20th century.