25 Commonly Used Idioms and Meanings

25 Commonly Used Idioms and Meanings

1.9 Elvis has left the building: The show has come to an end It’s all over

2.2 Last straw: The final problem in a series of problems

3.Joined at the hip: to be exceptionally close to someone

4.Elbow grease: hard physical effort

5.Forty winks: a short nap

6.Barrel of laugh: someone who is very funny

7.Old as the hills: some who is very old

8.In the doghouse: To have some unhappy with you

9.Up for grabs: Available for anyone

10.Split hairs: Argue or worry about small details

11.Round the bend: Crazy, insane

12.See eye to eye: To concur, agree

13.Break a leg: Good luck

14.Be glad to see the back of: Be happy when a person leaves.

15.Against The Clock: Rushed and short on time.

16.Don’t judge a book by its cover: Don’t judge something primarily by its appearance.

17.Thanks to: Due to

18.Ball is in your court: It is up to you to make the next decision or step

19.Hang in there: Don’t give up

20.Pull yourself together: Calm down

21.So far so good: Things are going well so far

22.Down-To-Earth: sensible and realistic

23.Curiosity killed the cat: Being too curious can get you into trouble

24.Ball is in your court: It is up to you to make the next decision or step

25.Barking up the wrong tree: Looking in the wrong place.