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Please tell me very important 10 phrases and idoms

April 03, 2017
Siya
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‘Once in a blue moon’ – an event that happens infrequently. “I only go to the cinema once in a blue moon.” ‘When pigs fly’ – something that will never happen. “When pigs fly she’ll tidy up her room.” ‘To cost an arm and a leg’– something is very expensive. “Fuel these days costs and arm and a leg.” ‘A piece of cake’– something is very easy. “The English test was a piece of cake.” ‘Let the cat out of the bag’ – to accidentally reveal a secret. “I let the cat out of the bag about their wedding plans.” ‘To feel under the weather’ – to not feel well. “I’m really feeling under the weather today; I have a terrible cold.” ‘To cut corners’ – to do something badly or cheaply. “They really cut corners when they built this bathroom; the shower is leaking.” ‘To add insult to injury’ – to make a situation worse. “To add insult to injury the car drove off without stopping after knocking me off my bike.” ‘You can’t judge a book by its cover’ – to not judge someone or something based solely on appearance. “I thought this no-brand bread would be horrible; turns out you can’t judge a book by its cover.” ‘Break a leg’ – means ‘good luck’ (often said to actors before they go on stage). “Break a leg Sam, I’m sure your performance will be great.”
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Please tell me very important 10 phrases and idoms
‘Once in a blue moon’ – an event that happens infrequently. “I only go to the cinema once in a blue moon.” ‘When pigs fly’ – something that will never happen. “When pigs fly she’ll tidy up her room.” ‘To cost an arm and a leg’– something is very expensive. “Fuel these days costs and arm and a leg.” ‘A piece of cake’– something is very easy. “The English test was a piece of cake.” ‘Let the cat out of the bag’ – to accidentally reveal a secret. “I let the cat out of the bag about their wedding plans.” ‘To feel under the weather’ – to not feel well. “I’m really feeling under the weather today; I have a terrible cold.” ‘To cut corners’ – to do something badly or cheaply. “They really cut corners when they built this bathroom; the shower is leaking.” ‘To add insult to injury’ – to make a situation worse. “To add insult to injury the car drove off without stopping after knocking me off my bike.” ‘You can’t judge a book by its cover’ – to not judge someone or something based solely on appearance. “I thought this no-brand bread would be horrible; turns out you can’t judge a book by its cover.” ‘Break a leg’ – means ‘good luck’ (often said to actors before they go on stage). “Break a leg Sam, I’m sure your performance will be great.”

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