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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 – 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 – Not A Dry Eye In The House

English Idiom – Not a dry eye in the house. Meaning – This expression is used to say that everyone (in a place) was emotional about something. Everyone in…

Idiom – The Apple Of My Eye

English Idiom – The apple of somebody’s eye. Meaning – The person that you love the most. A person that you cherish or adore more than anyone else. Related Expressions:…

Idiom – On The Nose

English Idiom – On the nose. Meaning – To be exactly right about something. If you are on the nose you guess something correctly and accurately. You may be on…

Idiom – Hit The Nail On The Head

English Idiom – Hit the nail on the head. Meaning – To be exactly right about something. Find exactly the right answer. If you hit the nail on the head…

Idiom – Yellow-belly

English Idiom – Yellow-belly. Meaning – To be a coward or easily scared. This expression is used to describe a person who is not brave. This expression can also be used in the form yellow-bellied. A…

Idiom – Get Your Feet Wet

English Idiom – Get your feet wet. Meaning – To begin or start doing something for the first time or to gain initial experience in a particular field….

Idiom – Music To My Ears

English Idiom – Music to my ears. Meaning – Very pleasing information or news. If something is music to your ears you are very happy to hear it! Other…

Idiom – Play It By Ear

English Idiom – Play it by ear. Meaning – To decide what to do as a situation develops. To do something without making detailed plans, to decide on your…

Idiom – Down In The Mouth

English Idiom – Down in the mouth. Meaning – Sad or depressed. A person who is down in the mouth is probably showing visible signs of unhappiness. The idiom…

Idiom – Pain In The Neck

English Idiom – Pain in the neck. Meaning – Something or someone that is annoying or difficult to deal with. Someone or something that causes trouble or irritation. This…

Idiom – Up To Your Neck In Something

English Idiom – Up to your neck in something. Meaning – To be very busy with something. To be very involved with something or to be very occupied with…

Phrasal Verb – Hand In

Phrasal Verb – Hand in. Meaning – To give something to someone in authority. You can hand your homework in to a teacher or a purse you’ve just…

Idiom – Pick Your Brain

English Idiom – Pick somebody’s brain. Meaning – To obtain information by asking someone questions. To ask advice about something from someone who knows a lot about it. Request…

Idiom – Keep A Stiff Upper Lip

English Idiom –Stiff upper lip or Keep a stiff upper lip. Meaning – To not show your emotions when you are upset. To keep your emotions hidden or bottled…

Idiom – Cost An Arm And A Leg

English Idiom – Cost an arm and a leg or An arm and a leg. Meaning – Very expensive. This expression is used when something costs a lot of…

Idiom – No Skin Off My Nose

English Idiom – No skin off my nose. Meaning – To not care about something because it will not affect you. It doesn’t bother me or it makes no…

Idiom – By The Skin Of Your Teeth

English Idiom – By the skin of one’s teeth. Meaning – To only just succeed in doing something. To just barely do something; to succeed by the smallest…