I wrote about 30 Idioms yesterday, and I really appreciate you guys for following me on that, so as I have promised you earlier to publish more of this in my next Article today, first... I will just say sorry to you all, for it's coming to you late already, you know actually I should have posted this earlier but Let me just call a spade a spade - The fact is that I have been so serious this days 😂...
Before dropping Another important 30 idioms with their meanings again today, I will like to brief you within a short while so that we could all remember what an idioms is likely to be.
I explained Idioms as ; a group of words - whether phrase or sentence which must be learnt as a whole to understand their meanings. It's quite impossible to understand the meaning of an idiom from the meaning of each of the words considered separately.
Now ,let's take a good look at this 30 Idioms today with their meanings, and I promise to keep updating us on more of this in my next Articles, and that depends on how much we take this so serious with ours.
30 Idioms with their meanings:
1. To pack bag and baggages
To move with all one's belongings.
2. To throw in the Towel
To accept defeat and end the contest.
3. To shed Crocodile's Tears
To pretend to be very sorry.
4. Rome was not built in a day
It takes time to achieve great things.
5. Under one's nose
Under one's close observation.
6. Strike the iron while it's hot
Do the right thing at the right time, when
7. Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown
Rulers and people in authority have a lot
of work to do always.
8. To fall out
9. On account of
For the sake of.
10. To fly off at a tangent
To change one's opinion, feelings or
11. To throw in the sponge
To accept or acknowledge defeat.
12. To be caught red-handed
To be caught in the very criminal act.
13. To hold the purse strings
To have control over finance.
14. To have an axe to grind
To have some selfish aim.
15. To lose one's bearing
Not sure of one's position or situation.
16. A bird's eye view
A general view.
17. To pull the wire
To use influence to achieve something.
18. To take to arms
To go to War.
19. To turn the tables
To reverse something e.g Judgement.
20. To pay off old Scores
To revenge for a long standing Offence
21. A Skeleton in one's cupboard
An evil Domestic secret.
22. A man of straw
A poor man without without financial
23. To kiss the dust
24. To be the backbone
To be the most important.
25. To see daylight
To begin to understand.
26. Above all
Before anything else.
27. To gain ground
To make progress in one's activities.
28. To become a bad egg
To become a worthless person.
29. To rough it
To bear the hardship and
30. The Apple of Discord
The cause of the dispute or
Thank you for reading to this very stage and also for trusting in me that I won't ever disappoint you all at the end... I promise to keep you updated on more of this often, and if you have any questions, please don't hesitate to ask in the Comments box below, Thanks.
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