Few days ago, I wrote an Article in which I published 30 Idiomatic expressions with their meanings, and the one I posted lastly will make the total Idioms I will be posting to sum up to 60 altogether with the ones I have posted before.
So as I have promised you then in my last Article on Idioms with their meanings, that am going to keep on updating you guys on more of that, and that's because of the Cooperations of you all, and I promise not to also disappoin you today because I will also be releasing another 30 Idiomatic Expressions now, and in which I will like you all to again contribute to it as before again, so that more can keep on Coming from me to you guys again.
But before I proceed in dropping this today, I will like to brief you again on what Idioms are and that's for the benefit of some new friends that recently follow me base on this.
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 ,I want you all to study this Vividly and make sure you ask questions after you learnt from this, and I promise to also keep you updated on more of this.
See These 30 Idioms with their meanings below:
1. A wet Blanket
One who discourages other.
2. To feel one's pulse
To try to find out one's Opinion.
3. To keep the ball rolling
To continue doing things.
4. Tall talk
Boastful and vain Language.
5. To give the cold shoulder
To treat with contempt.
6. Red Tape
Delay due to formality and routine in
7. To Smell a rat
8. To save one's face
To avoid disgrace.
9. To take the bull by the horns
To begin a difficult job boldly and
10. Behind one's back
Without one's knowledge.
11. To The Point
Relevant or fitting.
12. To lead by the Nose
To lead blindly.
13. To come to light
To become known.
14. To keep one's head On
To remain calm.
15. To Pull Together
To co-operate Fully.
16. To hold out the olive branch
To make peace.
17. Out of the woods
Out of danger.
18. A stitch in time saves time
Doing little things at the right time
Brings great reward Later.
19. To be at Loggerheads
To be at enmity, quarrelling.
20. To flog a dead horse
To try to revive interest in a matter
Which is already stale.
21. To bell the cat
To do a very risky or dangerous thing.
22. To save one's skin
To escape from injury.
23. A hard nut to crack
A difficult problem to Solve.
24. To rob Peter to pay Paul
To satisfy one person at the expense of
25. To hit the nail on the head
To go straight to the point, or come up
With true facts.
26. By hook or by Crook
By fair or foul means.
27. At the eleventh hour
At the last moment.
28. An open secret
Information supposed to be secret
But known to all.
29. All that glitters is not Gold
Things are not always as good as they
Seem to be.
30. To give the green light
To permit to go ahead.
I want you all to make sure you ask me questions after going through the above written Article because, that's the only possible way you can convince me that you truly understand all we have been doing since.
so all questions are to be suggested below in the comments box below, and I promise that we all are going to do justice to your questions below together... Thanks.
More of this is still coming, but that also depends on your cooperation as you must be serious with reading and asking questions.
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