Tortilla chips, which are the foundation of nachos, are made of corn, vegetable oil, salt, and water. Corn tortillas are then cut into wedges and then fried or baked. Tortilla chips were popularized in Los Angeles in the 1940s.
Hello and welcome to episode 193…of… An Idiom a Day
I’m Gina Johnson and the idiom of the day is… let the chips fall where they may
let the chips fall where they may …means to do something without worrying about the outcome…to be willing to accept the consequences
The lead singer left the band and did not worry about the effects of her actions.
Here is the same sentence using the idiom…let the chips fall where they may
The lead singer left the band and let the chips fall where they may.
Here are a few more sentences using the idiom … let the chips fall where they may
In this housing market, the homeowners decided to sell their condo and let the chips fall where they may.
After the last election, there was nothing the voters could do but let the chips fall where they may.
Let the chips fall where they may. I am quitting my job.
What is your favorite snack food?
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informal | used in relaxed situations with family, friends, or people you know
let the chips fall
Let the chips fall where they may I am quitting my job.