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Idioms

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Julia Stellingwerf

on 24 September 2014

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Idioms
Definition
A phrase or expression that is exaggerated and doesn't mean it's literal meaning.
Examples!
I'll clean my room when pigs fly, Mom!
By Emily McGovern and Julia Stellingwerf
I can't go to work today, I am feeling a bit under the weather.
"Feeling a bit under the weather" means feeling sick or ill.
When Lisa wanted to go to McDonalds I reminded her, "Your are what you eat!"
"You are what you eat" really means to stay healthy you have to eat healthy.
Seeing me play football only happens once in a blue moon.
"Once in a blue moon"means a rare event or something that rarely happens.
Jessica must have spent an arm and a leg on those new diamond earrings she has on.
"An arm and a leg" means that something is really expensive or a large amount of money
Alexandra always beats around the bush when I try to confront her about our argument.
Zoey and Sierra have been two peas in a pod since they were two years old.
"When pigs fly" means that it'll never happen.
"C'mon, let the cat out of the bag already!" Anna pleaded.
"Let the cat out of the bag" means to tell a secret.
"Two peas in a pod" means being really close, or best friends.
"To beat around the bush" is to avoid a certain topic about something.

Katelynn definitely woke up on the wrong side of the bed today.
"To wake up on the wrong side of the bed" means to be in a bad mood or having a bad day.
My mother always told me to follow my heart.
"Follow your heart" means to do the thing you want to do.
I swear she's a blessing in disguise to this class.
"Blessing in disguise" means something good that isn't recognized at first.
Sure he's annoying, but a leopard can't change his spots.
"A leopard can't change his spots" means you can't change who you are.
I'm not scared of him, he's all bark and no bite.
"All bark no bite" means that a person will threaten you but they are too scared to fight.
I guess this means we're back to square one.
"Back to square one" means to start all over.
Idiom Skit!
Kait: Hey, can you
give me a hand?
Sara: Of course! What's up?
Kait: Well there's this boy, and I get
butterflies in my stomach

every time I go near him.
Sarah: It sounds like he's
the apple of your eye..
Kait: Oh hush before I
get egg on my face.

Sara: Are you
head over heels
for Ricky?
Kait: My
lips are sealed.
Thank you for watching!
Idioms, by Emily McGovern and Julia Stellingwerf
Sara: I'm just saying it seems to me like you've
fallen in love.
Kait: No, but
speaking of the devil.
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