Monkey in the middle.=To be in the middle of an argument.
When my kids start arguing, I’m the monkey in the middle.
To hit the road.=To leave or to begin a journey.
During my vacations, I like to hit the road for anywhere.
Elbow grease.=Physical effort.
You must use elbow grease to mop a floor properly.
IYI.= Intelligent yet idiot.
A very intelligent person yet someone who sounds very foolish.
A flash in the pan.= Short time famous.
Many singers are famous today and gone tomorrow. A flash in the pan.
Just Kabuki.= Just for show.
When a politician speaks, it’s just Kabuki.
To be homey.= To be relaxed and outgoing.
I try to be homey with everyone I meet.
Out of this world.= Super great.
Vanilla super cups are out of this world.
All dressed up and no place to go.= Nothing to do.
There are many occasions where I am all dressed up and no place to go.
Older than dirt.= Very old.
I'm not older than dirt but I'm getting close.