Idioms

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just a couple list of idiomatic expressions.

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Idioms

  1. 1. IDIOMATIC EXPRESSIONS<br />Copyright © 2011. AnnaIsha<br />
  2. 2. IDIOMATIC EXPRESSIONS<br />A picture paints a thousand wordsThis term which means a story told by pictures as well as a vast amount of descriptive text.<br />Diamond in the roughA diamond in the rough means someone of good character who lacks social graces.<br />  Absence makes the heart grow fonder.Our feeling for those we love increases when we are apart from them.<br />Blow off some steamTo enjoy oneself by relaxing normal formalities.<br />
  3. 3. Busting your chopsTo say things intended to harass.<br />Close, but no cigarNearly achieving success, but not quite.<br />Jump on the bandwagonDo what everybody else is doing, whatever is popular<br />Keep your pants onCalm down, be patient.<br />
  4. 4. The writing is on the wallOne can see the inevitable result of circumstances.put your money where your mouth isTo support something that you believe in, especially by giving money Beat Around the BushDefinition: to avoid talking about a difficult or embarrassing subject because you are worried   about upsetting the person you are talking to.<br />  Backseat driver    A backseat driver is an annoying person who is fond of giving advice to the person performing a task or doing something, especially when the advice is either wrong or unwelcome.<br />  Bark is worse than their bite    Someone who's bark is worse than their bite may well get angry and shout, but doesn't take action.<br />

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