people who live in glass houses should not throw stones
Do not complain about other people if you are as bad as they are. A proverb.
Mary says that Betty is jealous, but Mary is more jealous herself. People who live in glass houses should not throw stones.
rolling stone gathers no moss
A person who changes jobs or where he lives often will not be able to save money or things of his own. A proverb.
Uncle Willie was a rolling stone that gathered no moss. He worked in different jobs all over the country.
run into a stone wall
run into a brick wall
Something hard to overcome; an idea or belief that is hard to change.
The students ran into a brick wall when they asked the principal to put off the examination.
Dick tried to change Father's mind about letting him use the car Saturday night, but he was up against a stone wall.
within a stone's throw
hop, skip and a jump
Within a very short distance.
They live across the street from us, just within a stone's throw.
Poor Al is stone-blind and needs help to get across the street carefully.
George drank too much and got stone-blind at the office party.
Having no money; penniless.
Jill wanted to go to the movies but she was stone-broke.
The man gambled and was soon flat broke.
Having no warmth; completely cold. Used to describe things that are better when warm.
The boys who got up late found their breakfast stone-cold.
The furnace went off and the radiators were stone-cold.
Showing no signs of life; completely dead.
Barry tried to revive the frozen robin but it was stone-dead.