Category: Idioms

Idioms You Must Know

Here are some common idiomatic expressions in English. Meet someone halfway To meet someone halfway is to reach an agreement with them by making a few compromises. We can’t give you all that you...

Idiomatic expressions with die

Die out When a species dies out, it becomes extinct. Die out can also mean subside, wane or fade away. Plants died out for want of water. The chiming of the bell died out....

Catch Idioms

Here are some idiomatic expression using the word ‘catch’. Catch somebody’s eye To catch somebody’s eye is to get their attention. A sudden movement behind the curtain caught my eye. When you try to...

Lose Face, See Eye to Eye | Some Common Idioms

Here are some common idiomatic expressions in English with their meanings and example sentences. Lose face To lose face is to be humiliated. He lost face when they proved that his claims were false....

Sight Idioms

Several English idioms use the word sight. Here are some of them with meanings and example sentences. This worksheet is based on MacMillan English Ferry Reader 4, Chapter 1. Catch sight of someone/something To...

Head and mind idioms

Here are some idiomatic expressions involving the word head, brains or mind. Be able to do something standing on your head When you are able to do something standing on your head, you are...

Hair idioms

Here are some idiomatic expressions involving the word hair. Bad hair day When your hair is unmanageable, it is quite natural to have a bad hair day. Over the years, however, this expression has...

Idioms with work

Here are some idiomatic expressions involving the word work. Get worked up To get worked up is to become excited, angry or stressed. Celebrity gossips are a dime a dozen and it is easy...

Call it a day | English idioms

To call it a day is to quit work and go home. This is an expression used to say that a day’s work has been completed. Read the piece of conversation given below. Let’s call...