General Idioms

Get over it
Meaning: forget about the past

To touch base
Meaning: to contact someone

Hit the books
Meaning: to study

The last straw
Meaning: the last thing that causes everything to fail

Locked in
Meaning: to give full concentration too

Hold your horses
Meaning: wait/calm down

Driving me bananas
Meaning: making me feel crazy

Throw an idea around
Meaning: casually suggest an idea

What’s up?
Meaning: How are you?

Close but no cigar
Meaning: close but failed at the end

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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