The initial rates are low, he said, “and then they sock it to you.”
Makeup is reapplied, lint rollers are re-rolled, and string is cut from the inside of a sock.
In the video for Las Supper's first single, “I Believe in Love Again,” you're performing at a 1950s-style sock hop.
Two and a half years ago this was just a sock, underwear and a lounge kind of company.
Based on his sock puppet, I expected him to be a burly bearded giant clad in plaid—basically, a Canadian Paul Bunyan.
When sock discovers his loss, Jim will be on hand to tell him where his wallet is.
Jim's mother looked thoughtfully at the sock she was darning.
I stole a glance at the "'ole under his eye," and saw that it was no laughing matter to "get a sock in the face from a shell."
At least we could never finish a sock unless Mother helped us, and then she would know.
Dearest Mamma,—You were no doubt surprised to see a sock arrive in Bath in solitary grandeur, unaccompanied by any sort of note.
"knitted or woven covering for the foot, short stocking," early 14c., from Old English socc "slipper, light shoe," from Latin soccus "slipper, light low-heeled shoe," probably a variant of Greek sykchos, word for a kind of shoe, perhaps from Phrygian or another Asiatic language. The Latin word was borrowed generally in West Germanic, e.g. Middle Dutch socke, Dutch sok, Old High German soc, German Socke. To knock the socks off (someone) "beat thoroughly" is recorded from 1845, American English colloquial. Teen slang sock hop is c.1950, from notion of dancing without shoes.
"a blow, a hit with the fist," 1700, from or related to sock (v.1).
1700, "to beat, hit hard, pitch into," of uncertain origin. To sock it to (someone) first recorded 1877.
"to stash (money) away as savings," 1942, American English, from the notion of hiding one's money in a sock (see sock (n.1)).
A woman news reporter or writer who specializes in sentimental or human-interest material (1912+)
A very affecting tale, esp an account of one's disabling troubles; a story that disingenuously appeals to one's charitable nature: Do not weep crocodile tears over media sob stories (1913+)