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Top 10 Idiomatic Expressions Famous Idiomatic expressions Famous Idioms 2017

An Idiom as defined by Wikipeida is phrase that has a figurative or a sometime literal meaning. Here are famous ten idiomatic expressions you might be familiar with.


1. a piece of cake -- Very easy
ex. This task is a piece of cake.

2. under the weather -- Not well
ex. I feel under the weather.

3. rise and shine! -- wake up and be happy
ex. Rise and shine baby. =)

4. Break a leg -- Used to wish good luck to stage performers before an opening
ex. Go break your leg.

5. A Blessing In Disguise:
Something good that isn't recognized at first.

6. butterflies in one's stomach -- Fluttering sensations caused by a feeling of nervous anticipation.
ex. I always get butterflies in my stomach before making a speech.
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7. bend over backwards -- try very hard to please someone
ex. He always bend over backwards when he sees that girl.

8. in the same boat -- All of us are in the same position. work as a group
ex. We're all in the same boat.

9. end of the road -- The conclusion or final outcome
ex. It was obviously the end of the road for this television series.

10. keep your chin up -- To act brave and confident
ex. "Keep your chin up. Don't take your troubles to bed with you - hang them on a chair with your trousers or drop them in a glass of water with your teeth."

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Here are some idiomatic expressions

From Rags To Riches - To go from being very poor to being very wealthy.

You Can't Judge A Book By Its Cover: - Decisions shouldn't be made primarily on appearance.

Beat around the bush - Avoiding the main topic. Not speaking directly about the issue.

Blessing in disguise - Something good that isn't recognized at first.

Speaking of the devil – this means that the person you’re just talking about actually turns up at that moment.

Actions speak louder than words - People's intentions can be judged better by what they do than what they say.
 
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Idiomatic Expressions | English Idioms and meanings | Most Common Idiomatic Expressions


A Blessing In Disguise:
Something good that isn't recognized at first.

Run around the bush:
If you run around the bush, it means that you're taking a long time to get to the point.

A Piece of Cake:
A task that can be accomplished very easily.

Blood is thicker than water:
This idiom means that family relationships are stronger than others.

Against The Clock:
Rushed and short on time.

Rocket science:
If something is not rocket science, it is not very complicated or difficult to understand. This idiom is normally used in the negative.

Bend Over Backwards:
Do whatever it takes to help. Willing to do anything.

Break A Leg:
A superstitious way to say 'good luck' without saying 'good luck', but rather the opposite.

Uncle Sam:
Uncle Sam is the government of the USA.

Cross Your Fingers:
To hope that something happens the way you want it to.

Don't count your chickens before they hatch:
Don't rely on it until your sure of it.

All ears:
Interested in hearing about something.

Dry Run:
Rehearsal.

Cry your eyes out:
Cry uncontrollably.

Cock and Bull Story:
An unbelievable tale.

Excuse my French:
Please forgive me for cussing.

From Rags To Riches:
To go from being very poor to being very wealthy.

Head Over Heels:
Very excited and/or joyful, especially when in love.

Hold Your Horses:
Be patient.

Game plan:
A game plan is a strategy.

Out Of The Blue:
Something that suddenly and unexpectedly occurs.

Over the Top:
Very excessive.

Raining Cats and Dogs:
A very loud and noisy rain storm.

Under the weather:
Feeling ill or sick.

You Can't Judge A Book By Its Cover:
Decisions shouldn't be made primarily on appearance.

All eyes on me
: Attention to the speaker.

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