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Definition of Idiomatic Expressions


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What does it's a jungle out there mean?


Meaning of idioms with examples...

it's a jungle out there

The phrase it's a jungle out there is an idiomatic expression which refers to a threatening environment where it is difficult to survive.

"It's a Jungle Out There" is also a song written by Randy Newman and used as the theme song for the TV series Monk. The lyrics allude to Monk's plethora of fears and warn that some degree of cautiousness and attention is necessary to stay alive, given everyday life's many dangers.

Another idiom that uses the term the jungle as a metaphor for a dangerous and threatening environment is the expression the law of the jungle in reference to a world where the the strongest will survive.

Example(s):

Working in that company is so difficult. It's a jungle out there.

This idiom is in the nature category


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