jueves, 31 de diciembre de 2015

Idiomatic Expressions 
& Their Meanings

1. She was tickled pink by the good news.
  • Made very happy
2. You were hands down the best player on the team.
  • There was no competition
3. I've been feeling pretty down in the dumps lately.
  • Sad or depressed
4. I'm feeling sick as a dog!
  • Very sick
5. I've been feeling under the weather.
  • Not well
6. Rise and shine!
  • Wake up and be happy!
7. Close, but no cigar.
  • You were very close, but you did not make it.
8. I could play outside till the cows come home.
  • For a very long time
9. Wow! It's raining cats and dogs out there!
  • Very hard rain
10. That sound is driving me up the wall!
  • Making me very annoyed
11. This assignment is a piece of cake.
  • Very easy
12. Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist.
  • A mild punishment
13. Yikes! This shirt costs an arm and a leg.
  • It is extremely expensive.
14. No, I was just pulling your leg.
  • Just joking
15. It's Greek to me!
  • I don't understand.
16. Keep your chin up.
  • Be happy.
17. Hold your horses.
  • Be patient.
18. We're all in the same boat.
  • All of us are in the same position.
19. He's a bit of a loose cannon.
  • Unpredictable
20. I will clean my room when pigs fly.
  • Never