General Idioms

Hit the books
Meaning: to study

Hands down
Meaning: for certain the right answer

It’s all flooding back to me
Meaning: beginning to remember something you once forgot

Something’s fishy
Meaning: something’s strange

Lend a hand
Meaning: help someone out

I’ll toss it around
Meaning: to casually suggest an idea to people

In the bag
Meaning: will definitely happen

Fill in the blanks
Meaning: figure out the rest on your own

Can’t stand (something)
Meaning: to dislike something

Take it easy
Meaning: calm down

Idioms by Category


A blessing in disguise
Meaning seems bad, but it's actually good

A piece of cake
Meaning Easy

Actions speak louder than words
Meaning actions are more important than words

Beating around the bush
Meaning not discussing what is important/procrastinating

Big task on your hand
Meaning having something important to finish

Break a leg
Meaning wishing someone to do well/ good luck

Can’t stand (something)
Meaning to dislike something

Check out that
Meaning give that a look

Close but no cigar
Meaning close but failed at the end

Don't sweat it
Meaning don’t worry about it

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