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Made very happy
2. You were hands down the best player on the team.
There was no competition
3. I've been feeling pretty down in the dumps lately.
Sad or depressed
4. I'm feeling sick as a dog!
5. I've been feeling under the weather.
6. Rise and shine!
Wake up and be happy!
7. Close, but no cigar.
You were very close, but you did not make it.
8. I could play outside till the cows come home.
For a very long time
9. Wow! It's raining cats and dogs out there!
Very hard rain
10. That sound is driving me up the wall!
Making me very annoyed
It's Greek to me! • I don't understand. 19. I was just pulling your leg. • Be happy. Keep your chin up. he was only given a slap on the wrist. • Unpredictable 20. I will clean my room when pigs fly. • It is extremely expensive. • Never . Yikes! This shirt costs an arm and a leg. • Just joking 15. • Be patient. 18. • All of us are in the same position. • Very easy 12. He's a bit of a loose cannon. 14. We're all in the same boat. This assignment is a piece of cake. 16. Although he broke the rules. 17.11. Hold your horses. No. • A mild punishment 13.
Here are some sample sentences using English idioms. and still couldn't find the mistake. 3. I went over everything with a fine-tooth comb. . 4. After you read the sentences. After he was cut by the team. he turned over a new leaf and started working out. She really didn't enjoy going out with me. see if you can match each idiom with the definition. I couldn't believe he actually passed himself off as a native speaker. 5. 6. all the bargains will be snapped up. 1. 2. If you don't get there early. Everybody has at least one skeleton in their closet. She called me a cold fish.
The bank was robbed to the tune of $500. Meanings a. a shameful secret . Those types of problems are just swept under the rug. to support one's family j.00. careful attention d. My wife stays home. to dismiss casually g. 8. 10. take quickly b. in the amount of c.7. His idea went over like a lead balloon.000. improve conduct f. to pretend to be i. and it's my job to bring home the bacon. to meet with disapproval e. a boring person h. 9.
to be specially fond of someone/something .fetch and carry Structure: to fetch and carry (for someone) Definition: to act as a servant (for someone) Example: How could he enjoy the holiday when he had to fetch and carry for his wife all day? the lion's share Structure: the lion's share (of something) Definition: the biggest or best part (of something) Example: The company is now holding the lion's share of the electronics market. have a soft spot for Structure: to have a soft spot for someone/something Definition: to have particular affection for someone/something.
.it was daylight robbery.Example: I have a soft spot for stories about princes and princesses .there's something about these characters that has always fascinated me daylight robbery Definition: a situation in which one is charged too much money Example: I had to pay 20 dollars for the entrance ticket . under a cloud Definition: suspected of doing something wrong or illegal Example: The chairman resigned under a cloud shortly after the scandal broke.