Every language has their own plus points. Some have cool pronunciations, some have epic slangs and some have funny sounding words.
But as I just have a good hold on one language, i.e. English, I use idioms. Mostly I brag that I know all the idioms, to show off that I know my shit. But trust me, using them actually makes a lot of difference. (especially on girls, they think you are smart)
Native English speakers love to use these short phrases in their sentences as they sound more interesting and make your sentence look beautiful. And now, it’s your turn to shine.
So mates, to help you look cool and make your sentence sounds wise, here are the 32 idioms that you can totally use in your daily life.
Everyone was so scared to give a surprise test but it turned out to be a piece of cake.
Lectures are always boring, but thanks to my friends for faking an emergency, to get me off the hook.
Cycling to work will save my time from getting stuck in the traffic and also keep me fit, killing two birds with one stone.
This jacket looks nothing like its picture on the internet. Now I know, you can’t judge a book by its cover.
These new smartphones are the best thing since sliced bread.
Boss said, there are too many errors in this design, so I’m back to the drawing board.
I knew they were hiding something. When I asked my friends where is my bike is, they started to beat around the bushes and none of them gave a direct answer.
Watching all those celebrities on the screen makes me get jealous of their lives, they are sitting on the bed of roses.
By opting for work from home, I can get the best of both worlds. I can sleep longer and don’t even have to shower.
When he said: I’ll be driving for 12 hours continuously, I knew he was bitting off more than he can chew.
I think all the work for today is done and we can finally call it a day.
I was getting late for the work and to add insult to the injury, my car broke down.
I have to take a cat nap in the metro. Otherwise, I won’t be able to open my eyes at work.
It sucks to be a couch potato, but my couch won’t let me get off of it.
It was not my fault, I told you already, but you kept barking up the wrong tree.
He was always fascinated by the ghosts, but he didn’t know curiosity killed the cat.
After losing all my computer data, I realized I’ll never to put all my eggs in one basket.
He has too many guitars but plays them once in a blue moon.
It is hard to sleep the night before your trip because all you are going to think about is hit the road.
I’m feeling exhausted today, after reaching home I am probably going to hit the sack.
A fight happens between friends but to clear things out, it takes two to tango.
Engineering colleges are a dime a dozen, but it is hard to find a job to the related field.
It would be the right choice to say Yes to the foreign job, but it doesn’t matter if you have already missed the boat.
I don’t need any explanation for what you did as action speaks louder than words.
I’ll be pushing up daisies if my dad finds out about my class bunks.
It is better to memorize things assorted with some image, as a picture paints a thousand words.
Seeing all those poor homeless people on the sideway is a bitter pill.
Last night was too much fun, I had a blast at my friend’s party.
J.K. Rowling inspires me, she is a big fish and that’s why people listen to her.
When he finally decided to spill the beans, everyone knew it was too late.
Move on, don’t cry over spilt milk. It’s been a year since she broke up with you.
Everyone was all ears to know more about my motorbike rides.
Practice these idioms every day to flaunt your English in public and look cool. Also, tell me your favorite idiom and what are the other idioms you think I should add.