Share an idoms and phrases :)

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vishrutivmom 2013-08-27 16:14:41

 

IDIOM for Aug 26th:

CUP OF JOE:

Definition: a cup of coffee.

Example: I met my school friend after a long gap. We chatted for a long time with a cup of joe.

 

vishrutivmom 2013-08-27 16:16:55

 

Today's idiom:

CUT TO THE CHASE:

Definition: leave out all unnecessary details and just get to the point.

Example: His presentation at the seminar was vast. It would be better if he would have cut to the chase.

 

vishrutivmom 2013-08-28 23:20:52

 

RISE AND SHINE:

Definition: Time to get out of bed and get ready for work/school.

Example: It's time to rise and shine. So, please get up.

 


vishrutivmom 2013-09-02 21:27:30

 

IDIOM FOR Aug 29th:

BURY YOUR HEAD IN THE SAND:

Definition: ignore something that is obviously wrong.

Example: I just bury my head in the sand whenever my mom inlaw complains about me.

 

vishrutivmom 2013-09-02 21:33:07

 

IDIOM for Aug 30th:

BUTTER FINGERS:

Definition: Someone with butter fingers are clumpsy and drops things.

Example: Don't give that dish to him. He is sure to drop it because he has butter fingers.

 

vishrutivmom 2013-09-02 21:35:30

 

IDIOM for Aug 31st:

CAST IRON STOMACH:

Definition: someone with a cast iron stomach can eat or drink anything without any ill effects.

Example: He is so skinny yet he is with a cast iron stomach.

 

vishrutivmom 2013-09-02 21:40:47

 

IDIOM FOR Sep 1st:

HAVE A BALL:

Definition: If you have a ball, you enjoy yourself immensely.

Example: The party was with a bang. We thoroughly had a ball.

 


vishrutivmom 2013-09-02 21:48:41

 

Today's IDIOM:

LIVE THE LIFE OF RILEY:

Definition: A person who lives the life of Riley has a comfortable and enjoyable life without having to make much effort.

Example: Everybody wants to live the life of Riley and so we running mechanically forgetting our present happiness.

 

vishrutivmom 2013-09-03 16:10:02

 

CAN OF WORMS:

Definition: If an action can cause serious problems, it is opening a can of worms.

Example: I think your hoity-toity behaviour will open a can of worms.

 

vishrutivmom 2013-09-04 15:36:01

 

BLOW A FUSE:

Definition: to become very angry and explode in a violent way.

Example: His boss blew a fuse when he found that one of the employees has cheated on him.

 

 

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