Spinning like a … yes, had a few of those dizzy spells, especially after too much to drink. It’s where you say, ‘stop the world, I want to get off’.
And, ages ago, I think it was a musical production.
Top, well there’s sides, a bottom, and a top. Have you been to the top of the world, I think I’ve been to the bottom, and it’s not the poles I’m talking about.
But then the top of something is the highest point, such as a mountain. For some odd reason, I’ve never had the inclination to climb to the top of a mountain, but I’m guessing the view from the top of Mt Everest would be interesting.
Are you at the top of your game?
We say this when a player, or athlete, is winning or playing at their best. I just keep hoping this year will be when the Maple Leafs will be playing at the top of their game.
Especially when I personally attend at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto.
If you read thrillers then you’ll know the assassin is always about to top someone, that is to say, kill them.
Will you top up my drink? It’s where someone asks you how many glasses of wine you’ve had, and the correct answer is one, it just never got empty!
Can you put the top back on the bottle?
I’m headed straight to the top of the company. The roof maybe, certainly not as CEO.
Top gear, aside from being a motoring show on TV, it could also be third, fourth, of fifth gear, depending on the type of gearbox.
And, of course, there are about another hundred ways it could be used.
Confusing? to say the least.
Have you another? Let me know…