16 COMMON USED IDIOMS AND THEIR MEANING (IELTS in the Philippines)

According to “Merriam Dictionary”, IDIOM  is an expression that cannot be understood from the meanings of its separate words but must be learned as a whole.

 
 
 

16 COMMON USED IDIOMS AND THEIR MEANING

A blessing in disguise – happens unexpectedly
Action speaks louder than words – it is better to do than just to talk about it
Apple of my eye – someone who is favorite among others
Beat around the bush – avoiding the main topic
Bite your tongue – to avoid talking
Bring home the bacon – bring the success
Cost an arm and leg – only use when something is very expensive
Dry run – rehearsal
Finger linckin’ good – very tasty food or meal
Get over it – to move beyond from something  that bothers you
Good Samaritan – someone who helps others wholeheartedly.No thought of reward
It’s a small word – you see the people in different place,  frequently
Kill two birds at one stone – finish two different things at a time
Lend me your ear – to politely ask for someone’s full attention
Make a long story short – come to the point
Once in a blue moon – happens rarely
Source :http://www.smart-words.org/quotes-sayings/english-idioms-commonly-used.pdf
http://www.idiomsite.com/index3.htm



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