Our slang expression this week centres on a negative emotion that indicates you are distinctly unhappy about a situation or the actions of a person. If you were to say you were “gutted”, it means that you are really devastated about something. Examples: “I’m really gutted about losing my phone, I spent so much money…
Therefore, if something is referred to as a damp squib, it signifies that it is a disappointment or a let down in comparison with the expectation that it had.
This week’s idiom is one that is used to talk about a person that is perhaps missing something in the brain department.
If you type the word “cheeky” into your Google search, chances are the first thing that will come up will be “cheeky Nando’s”.