Commonly Used IDIOMS in English

Most Common Idioms in English

In touch In contact, or in communication
take it easy relax, rest
piece of cake a job, task or other activity that is easy or simple
on the ball be alert, active
under the water somewhat ill or gloomy

once in blue moon very rarely, unusual or very infrequently
be all ears carefully listen, eager
hit the sack go to bed
an arm and a leg a lot of money
sit on the fence to delay making a decision
up in the air not yet finished
a little bird told me receive the information from a source not to be overtly exposed
go bananas to become extremely angry
a penny for your thoughts used to inquire into the thoughts
down in the dumps very sad and without much interest in life
a short fuse the personality trait of being quick to anger
a stone’s throw a short distance
let your hair down to enjoy yourself and start to relax
bite the bullet force yourself to do something difficult or unpleasant
add insult to injury worsen an unfavorable situation
twist someone’s arm to persuade someone to do something that they do not want to do
the best thing since sliced bread a new invention that is likely to improve people’s lives importantly
blow smoke speak with a lack of credibility, sence
have a bone to pick with someone to want to talk to someone about something annoying they have done
Far cry from Very different from.
Piece of cake A job, task or other activity that is easy or simple.
Let the cat out of the bag To share information that was previously concealed
Against The Clock Rushed and short on time.
Chip on his Shoulder Angry today about something that occured in the past.
Whole nine yards Everythings
Not playing with a full deck Someone who lacks intelligence.
far cry from very different
It’s not rocket science something is not difficult
ring a bell seem familiar
run on fumes operate with few recources
sit tight wait patiently
a thumbs up that’s good