20 idioms with their meanings and sentences

20 idioms with their meanings and sentences

+300 English Idioms, Definitions and Examples




Idioms or idiomatic expressions are known as sentence combinations that have different meanings rather than separate meanings of individual words. It has idiomatic meanings that are symbolic and figurative. Many people find it difficult to understand idioms because of their idiomatic meanings.

Here are 20 idioms with their meanings and sentences

1. A storm in a teacup; means that a lot of fuss about something unimportant.

That’s a storm in a teacup, stop fussing about it, you can do it.

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2. Easy-going
: It means tolerant, easy to understand and naive.

Example: Samatta is easy-going person I have ever seen. He is never happy and upset for any event.





3. Enough is enough
: This statement means that it should not be enough and more. It is generally said when a certain situation is sufficient.

Example: You just eat enough is enough. If you eat more, you will gain excess weight.


4. Money talks
: In a case, it means a statement stating that the money has more money.

Example: Money talks from this football game.


5. Big Fish
: This statement is used to describe that the gain or person to be gained is valuable.

Example: If John accepts what he will come up with next year, he will be big fish.


6. A Fish Story
: Used for people who fail, incompetent, thoughtless and lie in the face of a job, event or situation.

Example: Elissa told a big fish story. It is not even necessary to listen!


7. The Cat Would Eat Fish But Would Not Wet Her Feet
: Refers to stress, stress, and willingness to take risks to get what you want.

Example: It will be a very difficult period for you, but the cat would eat fish but would not wet her feet.


8. Big Fish In A Small Pond
: It is used to describe a situation where a person has much more knowledge, experience, power, influence or experience than other people in a small group.

Example: Jessica wants to be a big fish in a small pond as the manager of a small company.


9. Fish Out of Water
: This phrase is used for people who suddenly enter an unknown environment.

Example: My friend hasn’t left home for a very long time. The moment he came near us, he returned to the fish out of water.





10. Fish Memory
: It is a phrase that means having a very weak memory and forgetting it quickly.

Example: My classmate forgot everything very quickly, it was a child with a fish memory.


11. To Be in the Red

This statement is used to overdo the bank. Your bank account means red. Traditionally, it sends you a letter using the red print as a warning that your bank account is negative or negative.

For example:

When you are in the red your bank makes, you have to pay extra as a penalty.


12. Burn a Hole in Your Pocket

It means that more spending has been made than it should have been. A little bit, when you have extra money and really want to spend it, the money makes a hole in the pocket.

For example:

The money you got from your family on your school day burning a hole in your pocket! You just can’t learn to save money.


13. As Poor As a Church Mouse

It is a phrase that means very poor, poor and has no money.

For example:

The young girl is as poor as a church mouse. He had little money to feed his family.


14. As Sound As a Dollar

It means too much safe or reliable.

For example:

The head of the company believes the company is as sound as a dollar.






15. To be flooded with something;
 means that to receive so many letters or inquiries that you cannot deal with all of them.

We’ve been flooded with letters, but we will try to answer them all.


16. Blow smoke
: This statement means that a person exaggerates things more than they should be and makes them look like they are doing a job they cannot do.

Example: In the evening, he commented on the whole match and blow smoke like he was a football player.


17. To make matters worse
: A statement that an event that is in a bad condition has become worse.

Example: John had an accident by car to make matters worse, he had some fractures in his feet and hands.


18. At each other’s throats
: It means that people fight and argue with each other in the face of an event, situation and action.

Example: They spoke very badly and Mark at each other’s throats.


19. A sunny smile;
 means that a happy and friendly smile.

The air hostess greeted the passengers with a sunny smile.


20. Under the weather:
 means that slowly unwell or in low spirits.

I’m sorry I can’t make it. I’m feeling a bit under the weather today.


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