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More money idioms

October 6th, 2015 in Expressions

Here is a list of idiomatic expressions about money.

Almighty dollar

This expression is used to suggest that someone regards money as more important than anything else.

Common idiomatic expressions in English

September 18th, 2015 in Expressions

Here are some common idiomatic expressions in English.

To hit the books

To hit the books is to study. This is an idiom common among English students.

Idiomatic expressions with eat

September 14th, 2015 in Expressions

Here are some idiomatic expressions about eating.

Eat out

To eat out is to go out to a restaurant.

If you eat out every day, you will develop some serious health problems.

Idiomatic expressions with draw

September 13th, 2015 in Expressions

Here are some idiomatic expressions using the word ‘draw’.

Draw a blank

You draw a blank when you don’t know the answer.

Some animal idioms

September 9th, 2015 in Expressions

Here are some common animal idioms

Act as a guinea pig

When you act as a guinea pig, you allow some type of experiment to be done on you.

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.