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British idioms


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British idioms

  1. 1. British idioms
  2. 2. It’s raining cats and dogs <ul><li>It’s raining hard </li></ul>
  3. 3. A storm in a teacup <ul><li>Making a lot of unnecessary fuss </li></ul>
  4. 4. Once in a blue moon <ul><li>Very rarely </li></ul>
  5. 5. A cat in gloves catches no mice <ul><li>If you are too polite, you may not get what you want </li></ul>
  6. 6. Let the cat out of the bag <ul><li>Reveal a secret </li></ul>
  7. 7. It’s a piece of cake <ul><li>It’s very easy </li></ul>
  8. 8. My dogs are barking <ul><li>My feet hurt </li></ul>
  9. 9. Drink like a fish <ul><li>Drink a lot </li></ul>
  10. 10. Have kittens <ul><li>A dramatic way of expressing anxiety </li></ul>
  11. 11. A mouse potato <ul><li>Someone who spends a long time sitting in front of the pc </li></ul>
  12. 12. Have a whale of a time <ul><li>Enjoy yourself a lot </li></ul>