Idioms beginning with B
Meaning: undertaking an impossible chore or task.
Example: Keep it to three to four actionable categories rather than trying to boil the ocean. Read on
Example: The robbery was a frightening experience. Since then, I have been a bundle of nerves. Read on
Meaning: in every way possible.
Example: "Do you mind if I go to the party?" "By all means." Read on
Meaning: to become angry.
Example: John's flight was canceled, and he got bent out of shape. Read on
Meaning: fighting without any purpose.
Example: You are just beating the air if you want to turn him into a good boy. Read on
Example: Nobody will want to be friends with you if you are considered beyond the pale in your social circle. Read on
Meaning: an overview.
Example: You can get a bird's-eye view of the city by going to the topmost floor. Read on
Meaning: to have other, more important things to do.
Example: You are not worth my time or energy; I have bigger fish to fry. Read on
Meaning: the most beautiful woman in a gathering.
Example: She felt like the belle of the ball as she danced the night away with her beau. Read on
Meaning: to work with a person or organisation, or being involved with them, in a way that causes other people to distrust you.
Example: The two young men were in bed with the neighborhood gangs. Read on
Idiom of the Day
Meaning: progress very quickly
Example: Regan's reading skills are coming on in leaps and bounds with the new teacher. Read on
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