English plays a crucial role in nowadays generation. It is now widely seen that speaking in English is becoming mandatory in most of the job interviews. There are some Common English Idioms that one can use it in their daily life and sound like a professional just by adding these idioms in your conversations.
1. ‘Once in the blue moon’- Something which happens very rarely or not very often.
example- I only listen to music once in a blue moon.
2. ‘To feel under the weather’ – to not feel well
example- Due to the rising temperature and scorching heat, I am feeling under the weather.
3. ‘To judge a book by its cover’- To judge someone or something only by its outer appearance.
example- I thought she wouldn’t help her but I was wrong, I shouldn’t have judged a book by its cover.
4. ‘Call it a day’- to stop doing something.
example- I am really tired today, let’s call it a day.
5. ‘Pull yourself together’- to calm yourself down.
example- After the tragedy, He managed to pull himself together. That was really brave of him.
6. ‘Take it easy’- To relax or loosen up.
example- You have been continuously studying since morning, You should take it Easy.
7. ‘Cold feet’- To get nervous.
example- He is getting cold feet about the exam, but his teacher told him to calm down.
8. ‘Cut a long story short’- To get directly to the point.
example- To Cut a long story short, she had to resign from her job.
9. ‘Freak Out’- to get angry, shocked, excited or frightened.
example- After seeing a dog running toward them, they all freaked out.
10.’ To get out of hand’- to become uncontrollable.
example- The situation got out of hand when his friend arrived there.
11.’Hang in there’- to not give up on something.
example- Hang in there! I know you still can do it.
12.’To Start Fresh’- To start from the beginning.
example- You still have time to submit your project, you start fresh.
13. ‘Leave no stone unturned’- try every possible course of action in order to achieve something.
example- To meet his favourite cricketer, he left no stone unturned.
14. ‘Piece of cake’-something that is very easy.
example- English is a piece of cake for me.
15. ‘Beat around the bush’- to not come to the point directly.
example- If you have a question, just ask me; don’t beat around the bush.
These are the 15 most Common English Idioms that you can use in your daily life.
NOTE: Use this Common English Idioms only where it is necessary, Using them unnecessarily in any situation will cause disruption in sentences.
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