Posts Tagged ‘idioms’

Idioms: Identifying Idioms

Before doing this idiom exercise, make sure you read the lesson on types of idioms found in this post: What are idioms? Directions:  Identify the idiom in each sentence and name what type of idiom it is. Write your answers in the comment box. 1. I don’t know much about design, so I gave the […]

What Are Idioms?

Idioms are expressions which have a meaning that is not obvious from the individual words. For example, the idiom drive somebody round the bend means make somebody angry or frustrated, but we cannot know this just by looking at the words. The best way to understand an idiom is to see it in context. If […]

5 Idioms: Money

We have here 5 idioms about money or financial status. well off / well to do / well heeled – rich Example: Ben can travel the world without any worries on expenses because he is well heeled. tighten your belt – spend less than usual Example: I need to tighten my belt just until I […]