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Online ESL Idioms

An online collection of common English idioms.




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A
up the ante

B
bed of nails
bed of roses
wrong side of the bed
pass the buck
the buck stops here
button down
go to bat For
get to first base
a lot on the ball
rock the boat
go bananas

C
call it a day
call on the carpet
call the shots
call the tune
chips are down
blue chip
churn out
loose cannon

D
down for the count
down the drain
down the hatch
downplay
downsize
down to earth
drop the ball
drop a bombshell
get the drop on
wait for the other shoe to drop
at the drop of a hat
a drop in the bucket

E - no entry

F
fish story
fish or cut bait
neither fish nor fowl
fine kettle of fish
fish out of water
other fish to fry


G
glad eye
glad hand
glad rags

H
let it all hang out
hangout
let your hair down
tear your hair out
get in my hair
high and dry

I
in lockstep

J - no entry

K
kangaroo court
knuckle under

L
like-minded

M - no entry

N
neck of the woods

O
one and only

P
pretty penny
penny ante
pennies from heaven
pinch penny
in a pinch
pinch hit
pull no punches
paper over

Q - no entry

R
ratchet up
rattle sabers
smell a rat
rat race

S
showdown
slug it out
skeleton in the closet
skeleton at the feast
skeleton key
stamping ground
shoot the breeze
shoot the works
shoot in the foot
like a shot
parting shot
shot in the arm
shot in the dark
shot across the bow
trim your sails
take the wind out of one's sails
sail under false colors
sour grapes
shipshape
run a tight ship
ship out
jump ship
scuttlebutt


T
thumb one's nose at
turn tail
turn the tables
two timer

U
up the wall
up to scratch
up market

V - no entry

W
make waves

X - no entry

Y - no entry

Z - no entry





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