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 81: LOOSE YOUR COOLMeaning: Become upset Idiom 82: IN A TIGHT CORNERMeaning: Without any good options Idiom 83: A COUCH POTATOMeaning: A lazy person Idiom 84: TAKE ITS COURSEMeaning: A situation develops naturally Idiom 85: UP THE CREEKMeaning: In trouble
Some of the most common Idioms used, are: Idiom 86: CROCODILE TEARSMeaning: Exaggerated of faked sympathy Idiom 87: WHEN IT COMES TO THE CRUNCHMeaning: When there are no more possibilities Idiom 88: A FAR CRY FROMMeaning: Very different from Idiom 89: OFF-THE-CUFFMeaning: Without research, planning or considering Idiom 90: CAN'T CUT ITMeaning: Cannot do it
Some of the most common Idioms used, are: Idiom 91: IN THE DARKMeaning: Ignorant Idiom 92: A SHOT IN THE DARKMeaning: A guess Idiom 93: CALL IT A DAYMeaning: Stop Idiom 94: LATE IN THE DAYMeaning: Too late or almost too late Idiom 95: IN BROAD DAYLIGHTMeaning: Without trying to hide
Some of the most common Idioms used, are: Idiom 96: MAKE SOMEONE'S DAYMeaning: Make someone happy Idiom 97: WOULDN'T BE CAUGHT DEADMeaning: That someone would never do something specific Idiom 98: GET A RAW DEALMeaning: Receives less than what is deserved Idiom 99: RUNS DEEPMeaning: Firmly established Idiom 100: OUT OF YOUR DEPTHMeaning: Beyond your existing knowledge or ability
Practice IDIOMS!! Complete the following idiomatic expressions: We’ll have to leave sooner forward to. The joke was with fire. You shouldn’t play or later. as a dog. The teacher wanted all eyes on the board. The runner ran out of her lungs. Summer vacation is something I’m looking He was sick on me. The cheerleader screamed at the top of steam.
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