One common idiom for kids is the phrase "butterflies in my stomach," which describes the feeling one gets when nervous. Another common idiom is "cat got your tongue," which is a sarcastic way of asking "Why aren't you sp... More » Education

Some examples of idioms for children are: give it a shot, a piece of cake, cross your fingers, have a shot at, hold your horses, raining cats and dogs, and pig out. These examples of idioms are for children because their... More » Education

Some English idioms include: "In the heat of the moment," "Once in a blue moon," and "Take it with a grain of salt." These idioms, which are expressions with figurative meanings, respectively mean: "Overwhelmed with what... More » Education Writing
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One common American English idiom is "24/7," which means "all day, everyday." Another common idiom is to say someone has a "short fuse," meaning that person is easily angered. More » Education

A common example of an idiom is "to kick the bucket," which is normally understood to relate to the process of dying. A well-used idiom referring to heavy rainfall is "raining cats and dogs." More » Education

One funny idiom is "put a sock in it," which someone says to a noisy person to make him quiet down. Another funny idiom is "as cool as a cucumber," which refers to someone who is calm and collected. More » Education

The phrase, "One man's junk is another man's treasure" is an idiom people use to point out that what one person views as useless, another person might highly value. For example, one person may see no beauty in a painting... More » Education