Body

comb through

Meaning: to look into something carefully.

Example: The police combed through their house after the income tax authorities left the building. Read on

foot in the door

Meaning: succeed with a first step.

Example: Mary was so excited to get her foot in the door with her new internship. Read on

break one’s back

Meaning: get through the hardest part of something.

Example: I'm tired and need an ice-cold drink. I broke my back at work today on that project. Read on

body and soul

Meaning: with all one's effort and ability

Example: A great painter must put their body and soul onto the canvas. Read on

get one’s feet wet

Meaning: to begin taking part in a new activity

Example: Finally, you've decided to get your feet wet and enrolled in your singing classes. Read on

it’s not brain surgery

Meaning: to indicate that a specific task is simple and easy to undertake 

Example: Learning to ride a bike is simple, it's not brain surgery. Read on

the brains behind

Meaning: used to refer to the person who originally invented a particular scheme, plan or idea

Example: Gladys was the brains behind the successful birthday party that left all the children smiling on their way back home. Read on

word of mouth

Meaning: oral communication

Example: To truly create the right buzz about this movie, we need to get the required word of mouth going in this city. Read on

big mouth

Meaning: someone who talks too much

Example: Your big mouth always gets you in trouble at school, Steven! Read on

bare bones

Meaning: most basic and important elements or facts

Example: Wendy told us a bare-bones version of the long story. Read on

Next Idioms ❯

Idiom of the Day

high up

Meaning: to have an important standing in society

Example: With the way he barked orders at the workers, everyone got the impression that he is high up in the company. Read on

Advertisement

Keep in Touch

Copyrights © 2022 - The Idioms - All Rights Reserved.
Copy Link