Commonly Used English Idioms
1.Blind date: A date where the two people have never met before
2.Get along with: To have a good relationship with someone
3.Kick The Bucket: Die
4.Oddball: a weirdo or a strange person
5.Knee Jerk Reaction: A quick and automatic response
6.Hang in there: Don’t give up
7.Pull yourself together: Calm down
8.So far so good: Things are going well so far
9.Down-To-Earth: sensible and realistic
10.Curiosity killed the cat: Being too curious can get you into trouble
11.9 Elvis has left the building:The show has come to an end It’s all over
12.2 Last straw: The final problem in a series of problems
13.Joined at the hip: to be exceptionally close to someone
14.Elbow grease: hard physical efford
15.Forty winks: a short nap
16.Barrel of laugh: someone who is very funny
17.Old as the hills: some who is very old
18.In the doghouse: To have some unhappy with you
19.Up for grabs: Available for anyone
20.Split hairs: Argue or worry about small details
21.Round the bend: Crazy, insane
22.See eye to eye: To concur, agree
23.Break a leg: Good luck
24.Ball is in your court: It is up to you to make the next decision or step
25.Barking up the wrong tree: Looking in the wrong place.
26.Be glad to see the back of: Be happy when a person leaves.
27.Against The Clock: Rushed and short on time.
28.Don’t judge a book by its cover: Don’t judge something primarily by its appearance.
29.Thanks to: Due to
30.Ball is in your court: It is up to you to make the next decision or step