Idiomatic Expression Examples

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Idiomatic Expression Examples

Make love

To have sexual intercourse

Sit on the fence

Avoid taking sides

Good for nothing


Hit the hay

Go to bed

In high spirits

Very happy

Mad as a hornet

Very angry

Pet peeve

A situation that irritates someone

In the doghouse

To have some unhappy with you

Up for grabs

Available for anyone

Split hairs

Argue or worry about small details

Round the bend

Crazy, insane

Get the sack

To be fired

On the nose

Precisely, at an exact time

Wet your whistle

Drink something

One for the road

A final drink before leaving

All eyes and ears


See eye to eye

To concur, agree

Break a leg

Good luck

Get off my tail

Stop following me

On cloud nine

Extremely happy

An arm and a leg

Very expensive or costly.

At the drop of a hat

Without any hesitation; instantly.

Back to the drawing board

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

Ball is in your court

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

Barking up the wrong tree

Looking in the wrong place. Accusing the wrong person

Be glad to see the back of

Be happy when a person leaves.

Beat around the bush

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

Add Fuel To The Fire

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

Against The Clock

Rushed and short on time. 

Don’t judge a book by its cover

Don’t judge something primarily by its appearance.