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Idioms

Idioms

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Published by: Barathy Chandrasegran on Jul 18, 2013
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1) Catch someone's eye Meaning: Attract someone and make him/her look at something.

If someone or something catches your eye, you look because of interest. Example:

Suddenly something flying in the sky caught his eye. It was a big bird he had never seen before. 2) Be cut from the same cloth Meaning: Be very similar, act in a very similar way If you say two or more people are cut from the same cloth, you mean they are very alike or act in a very similar way. Example: When you teach children, remember that they are not cut from the same cloth. Each child has his/her own personality. 3) All's well that ends well - if things are good at the end of some situation then we should be satisfied with these results. 4) Don't let the grass grow under your feet. (Not let the grass grow under someone's feet)

Meaning: Act now without any delay. If someone doesn't let the grass grow under his/her feet, he/she does something right now without waiting. Example: Im the kind of person who doesn't let the grass grow under his feet.

but he got cold feet when they arrived at the jump . you become afraid to do something that you planned to do or agreed to do. If you get cold feet. Example: It's normal for me to get cold feet before my oral presentation He agreed to go bungee jumping with his friends.5) (Have / Get) Butterflies in someone's stomach Meaning: Very nervous or excited before doing something important such as giving a speech and taking a test. 6) Get (have) cold feet Meaning: Suddenly become (be) very nervous about doing something that you were going to do. Example: I always get butterflies in my stomach before taking a test.

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