oops a daisy

oops a daisy
Oops a daisy
An expression used to indicate surprise.

The small dictionary of idiomes. 2014.

См. также в других словарях:

  • oops-a-daisy — oopsˈ a daisy a variant spelling of ↑ups a daisy • • • Main Entry: ↑oops * * * oops a daisy 7 [oops a daisy] [ˈʊpsə deɪzi] [ˈʊpsə deɪzi] [ˈʌpsə deɪzi] [ˈʌpsə deɪzi] …   Useful english dictionary

  • oops-a-daisy — oops a .daisy interjection [Date: 1900 2000; Origin: upsy daisy (19 21 centuries), from up a day (18 19 centuries)] said when a child falls …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • oops-a-daisy — exclamation variant spelling of upsy daisy …   English new terms dictionary

  • oops-a-daisy — interjection used when someone has fallen, especially a child …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • oops-a-daisy! —  Sympathetic excl. (usu. when someone falls, slips, or drops something, etc.) …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • oops — interjection /uːps,ʊps/ a) Acknowledging a minor mistake. Oops! I left the lid off the ketchup. b) Used sarcastically to acknowledge a major mistake. I just shot him in the face. Oops! Syn: oopsy …   Wiktionary

  • upsy-daisy — int. (also ups a daisy) expressing encouragement to a child who is being lifted or has fallen. Etymology: earlier up a daisy: cf. LACKADAISICAL * * * upsy daisy 7 [ˈʊpsi deɪzi] [ˈʊpsi deɪzi] [ˈʌpsi deɪzi] [ˈʌpsi deɪzi] ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • upsy-daisy — (also oops a daisy, whoops a daisy) exclamation expressing encouragement to a child who has fallen or is being lifted. Origin C19: alt. of earlier up a daisy; cf. lackadaisical …   English new terms dictionary

  • ups-a-daisy — interjection another spelling of oops­a­daisy …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • ups-a-daisy! —  See oops a daisy! …   A concise dictionary of English slang


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