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What is an IDIOM? An idiom is a phrase where the words together have a meaning that is different from the dictionary definitions of the individual words. It has a meaning that is commonly understood by speakers of the language.
Some of the most common Idioms used, are: Idiom 61: My two cents worth. Meaning: My humble opinion. Idiom 62: Hang out. Meaning: Be together, spend time with each other. Idiom 63: Change of heart. Meaning: A changed opinion. Idiom 64: Get something off your chest. Meaning: Explain something that is bothering you. Idiom 65: Don't count your chickens before the egg has hatched. Meaning: Do not make plans for something that might happen.
Some of the most common Idioms used, are: Idiom 66: A chip on his shoulder. Meaning: He is angry about something. Idiom 67: Come full circle. Meaning: A process has been completed Idiom 68: Squeaky clean. Meaning: Legitimate and proper. Idiom 69: In the clear. Meaning: Out of trouble.
Idiom 70: Steer clear of. Meaning: Avoid.
Some of the most common Idioms used, are: Idiom 71: Round the clock. Meaning: All day. Idiom 72: Turn the clock back. Meaning: Go back in time.
Idiom 73: Like clockwork. Meaning: With mechanical efficiency.
Idiom 74: Wake up and smell the coffee. Meaning: Think more realistically. Idiom 75: The other side of the coin. Meaning: Another version of a story or event.
Some of the most common Idioms used, are: Idiom 76: Left out in the cold. Meaning: Left unaided or unprotected. Idiom 77: With flying colors. Meaning: With enthusiasm and exuberance. Idiom 78: Scraped by. Meaning: Have just enough but not more. Idiom 79: A tough cookie. Meaning: A stubborn strong person. Idiom 80: Keep your cool. Meaning: Do not become upset.
Practice IDIOMS!! Match these extra idioms with their definitions: 5 2 7 6 1 3 4 8 4 7 1 6 8 2 3 5
Complete the sentence with the correct IDIOM: WE CHECKED ALL OF HER REFERENCES. SHE IS _3_____________________________. SHE IS NOT VERY NICE. I THINK WE SHOULD _5____________________________HER. THE SALMON HAS RETURNED TO THE PLACE WHERE IT ORIGINALLY HATCHED. ITS LIFE CYCLE HAS _2____________________________. I DON'T KNOW WHY HE IS SO UNHAPPY. HE SEEMS TO HAVE _1____________________________. HIS INNOCENCE HAS BEEN PROVEN. HE IS _4____________________________. Idiom 66: A chip on his shoulder. Idiom 67: Come full circle. Idiom 68: Squeaky clean. Idiom 69: In the clear. Idiom 70: Steer clear of.
Match the IDIOM with the correct DEFINITION: IDIOM Idiom 71: Round the clock. Idiom 72: Turn the clock back.
Idiom 73: Like clockwork.
Idiom 74: Wake up and smell the coffee. Idiom 75: The other side of the coin. MEANING Think more realistically. Go back in time. All day. Another version of a story or event. With mechanical efficiency.
Try to find the IDIOM meaning: If it's "safe and sound", it's ___. a. not allowed b. beautiful c. not harmed If someone says "same here", they are ___. a. agreeing b. arguing c. disagreeing To "screw up" is to ___. a. do it perfectly b. make a mess c. go higher and higher If you are "sick and tired", you are ___. a. exasperated b. jealous c. angry If you are "stuck up", you are ___. a. snobbish b. in trouble c. problematical When it's "fair and square" it's ___. a. unusual b. confused c. honest To "face the music" means ___. a. accept your punishment b. listen carefully c. ask a lot of questions To "call it a day" means ___. a. to quit b. it becomes evening c. to say good morning