05 November 2010

Cartoon : Bonfire Nights Goes With a Bang

Cartoon by Ros Asquith of the Guardian.co.uk published on 2 November 2010.

To run a tight ship (or to run a taut ship) is a naval expression that means to manage or organize a ship or an organization in an orderly, efficient and disciplined manner.

If you keep something under lock and key, it is in a safe and protected place. This expression can also be used to say that someone is in prison.

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