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Idiom – Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is

English Idiom – Put your money where your mouth is or Put money where your mouth is. Meaning – Back up your words with action. This idiom is used to…

Idiom – Play With Fire

English Idiom – Play with fire. Meaning – To take a risk or do something dangerous, especially when the consequences of doing so could be serious or even catastrophic. The…

Idiom – Swim With Sharks

English Idiom – Swim with sharks. Meaning – To operate among dangerous or risky people. The idiom swimming with sharks is used to describe a situation where someone…

Different Ways To Say Thank You

Thank you is one of the most important phrases in the English language. It is a polite way to show appreciation and gratitude for something someone has done…

Idiom – Lose Your Marbles

English Idiom – Lose (one’s) marbles Meaning – Become crazy or insane. The idiom lose your marbles is used to describe someone who is acting in a confused…

Phrasal Verb – Blow Up

Phrasal Verb – Blow up.
Meaning 1 – To explode. To be destroyed by an explosion.
“The army is threatening to blow the airport up.”
Meaning 2 – To inflate something…

Idiom – On Cloud Nine

English Idiom – On cloud nine. Meaning – Extremely happy. The English idiom on cloud nine is used to express a state of extreme happiness and elation. It…

Idiom – Spill The Beans

English Idiom – Spill the beans or Spill beans Meaning – To reveal a secret. To reveal a secret or piece of information that was previously unknown. The…

Idiom – Like A Bear With A Sore Head

English Idiom – (Be) Like a bear with a sore head. Meaning – To be extremely angry, annoyed, or irritable. The idiom like a bear with a sore head is used to describe someone…

Idiom – Cakewalk

English Idiom – Cakewalk. Meaning – The idiom cakewalk is used to describe something that is very easy to do. It is often used to describe a task…

Idiom – Rule of Thumb

English Idiom – Rule of Thumb. Meaning – A rough guide or general principle, usually based on experience or practical wisdom. A guideline that is used to make…

Idiom – Long Shot

English Idiom – Long Shot. Meaning – Used to describe something that has a very small chance of success, or that is unlikely to happen. This expression is…

Idiom – Feel Blue

English Idiom – Feel Blue. Meaning – To feel sad or depressed. This expression can be used to describe any unhappy feeling you may have. Colours and Emotions: Different colours…

Idiom – Ring A Bell

English Idiom – Ring a bell or Ring any bells. Meaning – To sound or seem familiar. If something rings a bell it awakens a memory or reminds you of something. This…

Idiom – On Thin Ice

English Idiom – On Thin Ice or Be Skating/Treading/Walking On Thin Ice. Meaning – To be doing something dangerous or risky. If someone is on thin ice they are doing…

Idiom – Smell A Rat

English Idiom – To smell a rat. Meaning – To suspect that something is wrong or that something dishonest is happening.  You can use this expression when you recognize that…

Idiom – Right As Rain

English Idiom – Right as rain or As right as rain Meaning – In good order or in good health. To be completely healthy or well again after an illness or…

Idiom – Kangaroo Court

English Idiom – Kangaroo Court. Meaning – An unofficial or unauthorised “mock” court. This expression can be used to refer to an unofficial court or a court that exists to come…

Idiom – Catch Somebody’s Eye

English Idiom – Catch somebody’s eye. Meaning – To attract someone’s attention or interest. This expression can be used when you make eye contact (two people look directly into each other’s…

Idiom – Be Like Talking To A Brick Wall

English Idiom – (Be) Like talking to a brick wall. Meaning – To be completely ignored by someone. This expression is used when the person you are speaking to does not…

Idiom – Elephant In The Room

English Idiom – Elephant in the room or Elephant in the living room. Meaning – An obvious and significant issue or problem that is present but deliberately ignored…

Idiom – Light At The End Of The Tunnel

English Idiom – Light at the end of the tunnel. Meaning – The end of a difficult situation, or the solution to a problem. If there is light at the…

Idiom – As One Door Closes, Another Door Opens

English Idiom – As one door closes, another door opens or As one door closes, another one opens. Meaning – As one opportunity ends, another opportunity often follows. If one…