Idioms beginning with E

easy does it

Meaning: used to tell someone to go ahead with something with slowly, and carefully

Example: Sandra: I asked him for a simple drawing! To be honest, I am so angry right now. Andrew: Easy does it, Sandra. We will make sure he refunds the money. Read on

Easter egg

Meaning: a decorated or dyed egg usually given to children at Easter

Example: While scrolling down the menu of Grand Theft Auto V, I happened upon an Easter egg. Read on

Elvis has left the building

Meaning: the show is ended and go home now

Example: I think we delayed coming - Elvis has left the building. Read on

earworm

Meaning: a situation when a song that comes to your mind again and again

Example: This new PitBull song is a real earworm. I haven't been able to get it out of my head since last week. Read on

eat crow

Meaning: being proven wrong after taking a strong stand

Example: No that my brother has proved that I was wrong I will have to eat crow. Read on

eat words

Meaning: to take back what was said

Example: I can't believe that he didn't trust that we could win. He will have to eat his words. Read on

end of the day

Meaning: to look at all the possibilities and then to make a final decision

Example: At the end of the day, I have decided that law school would be the best path for me. Read on

eager beaver

Meaning: someone who is very eager to perform tasks and is always offering to do more

Example: Don’t be such an eager beaver, we have plenty of time to complete the task. Read on

eat like a horse

Meaning: to eat a lot

Example: He eats like a horse - there's never enough left for everyone else once he's been at the buffet. Read on

within earshot

within earshot Meaning | Definition to be close by to be able to hear something or someone to be trying to hear someone Example Sentences The police was ... Read on

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three cheers for

three cheers for Meaning: good for, congratulations to, hurrah for. Example 1: Three cheers for Liverpool Football Club for great victory of Grand Final match. Example 2: Three ... Read on

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