Commonly Used IDIOMS in English

Most Common Idioms in English

In touchIn contact, or in communication
take it easyrelax, rest
piece of cakea job, task or other activity that is easy or simple
on the ballbe alert, active
under the watersomewhat ill or gloomy

once in blue moonvery rarely, unusual or very infrequently
be all earscarefully listen, eager
hit the sackgo to bed
an arm and a lega lot of money
sit on the fenceto delay making a decision
up in the airnot yet finished
a little bird told mereceive the information from a source not to be overtly exposed
go bananasto become extremely angry
a penny for your thoughtsused to inquire into the thoughts
down in the dumpsvery sad and without much interest in life
a short fusethe personality trait of being quick to anger
a stone’s throwa short distance
let your hair downto enjoy yourself and start to relax
bite the bulletforce yourself to do something difficult or unpleasant
add insult to injuryworsen an unfavorable situation
twist someone’s armto persuade someone to do something that they do not want to do
the best thing since sliced breada new invention that is likely to improve people’s lives importantly
blow smokespeak with a lack of credibility, sence
have a bone to pick with someoneto want to talk to someone about something annoying they have done
Far cry fromVery different from.
Piece of cakeA job, task or other activity that is easy or simple.
Let the cat out of the bagTo share information that was previously concealed
Against The ClockRushed and short on time.
Chip on his ShoulderAngry today about something that occured in the past.
Whole nine yardsEverythings
Not playing with a full deckSomeone who lacks intelligence.
far cry fromvery different
It’s not rocket sciencesomething is not difficult
ring a bellseem familiar
run on fumesoperate with few recources
sit tightwait patiently
a thumbs upthat’s good