15 Idiomatic Expression Examples

15 Idiomatic Expression Examples

  1. At the drop of a hat

Without any hesitation; instantly.

  1. Back to the drawing board

When an attempt fails and it’s time to start all over.

  1. Ball is in your court

It is up to you to make the next decision or step

  1. Barking up the wrong tree

Looking in the wrong place. Accusing the wrong person

  1. Be glad to see the back of

Be happy when a person leaves.

  1. Beat around the bush

Avoiding the main topic. Not speaking directly about the issue.

  1. Add Fuel To The Fire

Whenever something is done to make a bad situation even worse than it is.

  1. Against The Clock

Rushed and short on time. 

  1. Don’t judge a book by its cover

Don’t judge something primarily by its appearance.

  1. Up for grabs

Available for anyone

  1. Split hairs

Argue or worry about small details

  1. Round the bend

Crazy, insane

  1. Get the sack

To be fired

  1. On the nose

Precisely, at an exact time

  1. Wet your whistle

Drink something