Idiom Definition 1

Idiom Definition - john


a bathroom or toilet


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Idiom Definition 2

Idiom Definition - john


a man


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Idiom Definition 3

Idiom Definition - john


a prostitute's customer


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Idiom Definition 4

Idiom Definition - john


a victim of a crime or deception


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Idiom Scenario 1

Idiom Definition - john

Two friends are talking ...

Friend 1:  What took you so long. You missed half the class.

Friend 2:  The john was really busy.  I had to wait in line.

Idiom Scenario 2

Idiom Definition - john

A husband and wife are talking ...

Wife:  You're home late.

Husband:  I had to stay a little late at work. Some random john came in at the last minute and I had to give him information.

Wife:  Must be frustrating when a random man just shows up.

Idiom Scenario 3

Idiom Definition - john

Two policemen are sitting in their patrol car ...

Policeman 1:  Do you see that prostitute over there?

Policeman 2:  Yes. Do you mean the one talking to the john in the car?

Policeman 1:  Well, we assume he's a customer but until money changes hands, he isn't a john.

Idiom Scenario 4

Idiom Definition - john

Two friends are talking ...

Friend 1:  How's your online dating adventure going?

Friend 2:  Not so good. I thought I had met a beautiful interesting woman but it turned out that it was a scam. She was old and ugly and trying to trick me.

Friend 1:  It's terrible when people make us feel like johns.

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john - Gerund Form:

There is no gerund form for john.

john - Examples:

1)  My bladder is full.  I need to find a john

2)  I drank too much coffee.  Where's the john

3)  Don't they ever clean the bathrooms?  This john is filthy. 

4)  Make sure you have change because some of the johns require coins.

5)  Most highways buses have a john in the back. 

6)  Some random john asked me for directions. 

7)  I saw that john go in to number two. 

8)  How many johns are waiting? 

9)  A nice john held the door for me. 

10)  We had this john come in to the library this afternoon. 

11)  Should police arrest the john or the hooker? 

12)  Do johns cause the prostitution trade? 

13)  She had trouble having her john pay for services. 

14)  The prostitute sees as many as ten johns a night. 

15)  What are we going to do about the violent johns

16)  Let's open our scam business and see what kind of dumb johns we can attract. 

17)  This is the best trick ever.  The johns always believe the lie. 

18)  These johns are so gullible. 

19)  Every multi-level marketing scheme needs johns

20)  A stupid john and his money are soon parted.