July 01, 2011

More Idioms

Hey there!

Today I'll post more idioms. If you wanna see the idioms that have been posted, click here.

Last but not least
An introduction phrase to let the audience know that the last person mentioned is no less important than those introduced before him/her.

Lend me your ear
To politely ask for someone's full attention.

Method to my madness
Strange or crazy actions that appear meaningless but in the end are done for a good reason.

Never bite the hand that feeds you
Don't hurt anyone who helps you.

Over my dead body
When you absolutely will not allow something to happen.

Pass the buck
Avoid responsibility by giving it to someone else.

Pig in a poke
A deal that i made without first examining it.

Pull the plug
To stop something. To bring something to an end.

Queer the pitch
Destroy or ruin a plan

Raining cats and dogs
A very noisy and loud rain storm.

Rome was not built in one day
If you want something to be completely properly, then it's going to take time.

Saved by the bell
Saved at the last possible moment.

To escape and not have to pay.

Smell something fishy
Detecting that something isn't right and there might be a reason for it.

The ball is in your court
It is your decision this time.

Third time's a charm 
After no success the first two times, the third try is alucky one.

Under the weather
Feeling ill or sick.

Variety is the spice of life
The more experiences you try the more exciting life can be.

When pigs fly
Something that will never ever happen.

X marks the spot: A phrase that is said when someone finds something he/she has been looking for.

You are what you eat
In order to stay healthy you must eat healthy foods.

You can't judge a book by its cover
Decisions shouldn't be made primarily on appearance.

Your guess is as good as mine
I have no idea.

Zero tolerance
No crime or law breaking, big or small, will be overlooked.

Source: idiomsite.com

That's all, folks!

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