June 7, 2011

have ducks in a row

Posted in Idioms at 11:55 pm by Feng

have ducks in a row — to organize things well [thefreedict]

On a romantic comedy movie “A Lot Like Love”, Oliver (played by Aston Kutcher) bumped into a pretty girl Emily (by Amanda Peet) on the airplane to New York. When asked about his future plan, Oliver said: “I’m trying to have my ducks in a row — job, house, car, and a beautiful wife …”

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