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Definition of Idiomatic Expressions


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What does lock and load mean?


Meaning of idioms with examples...

lock and load

The phrase lock and load means to prepare for an imminent event.

This idioms comes from military jargon referring to the preparation of a weapon for battle.

The phrase was used in 1949 by John Wayne in the movie Sands of Iwo Jima.

Example(s):

It's time to lock and load.

This idiom is in the war category


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