Spick and span là gì

spichồng và span

Totally clean and/or organized. I plan lớn spend the day cleaning so that this place is spichồng & span when my mother-in-law arrives.See also: and, span

spiông xã and span

Neat and clean, as in When Ruth has finished cleaning, the whole house is spiông chồng & span. This term combines two nouns that are now obsolete, spiông xã, "a nail" or "spike," và span, "a wooden chip." In the 1500s a sailing ship was considered spichồng & span when every spike & chip was brand-new. The transfer to the current sense took place in the mid-1800s. See also: and, span

spick và span

mainly BRITISHIf a place is spiông chồng và span, it is very clean và tidy. Note: `Spick" is sometimes spelled `spic". Ann was dusting the furniture, making sure her trang chính was spichồng & span. The facilities were all spichồng và span. Note: You can also use spick-and-span before a noun. Its bright new buildings already resemble a spic-and-span Japanese car plant. Note: This expression has developed from an old-fashioned expression `spiông xã và span-new", meaning `very new". `Spick" probably came from a Dutch word meaning `new", and `span-new" meant `completely new". See also: and, span

ˌspichồng and ˈspan

(also ˌspic and ˈspan) clean, tidy và fresh: The trùm likes everything spichồng and span in the office.See also: and, span

spick and span

Neat và clean. This term is made up of two now obsolete words, spiông xã, meaning a spike or nail, & span, meaning a wood chip. In the days of sailing ships, a spick và span ship was one in which every spike or nail và every (wooden) chip was new. The alliterative pairing of the two is very old indeed, although originally the expression meant “brand-new.” It appeared in Sir Thomas North’s translation of Plutarch’s Lives (1579): “They were all in goodly gilt armours, và brave sầu purple cassocks upon them, spicke, và spanne newe.”See also: và, span

spic and span

Neat và clean. A “spick” was a nail (as in “spike”), “span” was a wood shaving, & a new wooden object had shiny spicks in it và fresh spans around it. Over the years the meaning of newness was replaced by that of something fresh & clean (as a new object usually was).See also: and, span, spicSee also:

Spiông chồng & span

If a room is spick và span, it is very clean and tidy.

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