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Idioms exercise

August 13th, 2015 in Expressions

Here are some common idioms with their meanings and example sentences.

Strain every nerve

To strain every nerve is to work really hard.

Common proverbs and their meanings

May 19th, 2015 in Expressions

A thing of beauty is a joy forever

This is not exactly a proverb. It is from one of the poems written by Keats.
Meaning: The pleasure that beautiful people, objects and things give remains forever.

Monkey idioms

April 16th, 2015 in Expressions

Here is a list of idiomatic expressions about monkeys.

To go ape over something or somebody

To go ape over something is to get terribly excited or angry about it.

Entertainment idioms

March 2nd, 2015 in Expressions

Here is a list of entertainment idioms

To make a clown of yourself

To make a clown of yourself is to do things that will make you appear foolish or stupid.

Food-related idioms

March 1st, 2015 in Expressions

Here is a list of food-related idioms.

Eat dirt

When you eat dirt you accept bad treatment without complaining.

  • My boss is in unscrupulous guy. He makes us eat dirt.

Business idioms

February 16th, 2015 in Expressions

Here is a list of business idioms

Boys in the backroom

This expression is used to refer to the group of men who make decisions behind the scenes.

School idioms

January 9th, 2015 in Expressions

Here is a list of idioms about schools and learning.

Pass with flying colors

To pass with flying colors is to pass with a high score.