Idioms beginning with I

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in the pink

Meaning: in good health and spirits.

Example: As a famous president, he has the perfect reason to be in the pink. Read more ➺


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 more ➺


at the helm

Meaning: in charge of an organization, group of people, etc.

Example: Lara resigned after a couple of years at the helm of the company. Read more ➺


on the cards

Meaning: Something very likely to happen, occur or take place.

Example: A promotion is in the cards for him. Read more ➺


in mint condition

Meaning: something used that looks new

Example: She was cautious about buying the vintage t-shirt sight unseen, but the seller assured her it was in mint condition. Read more ➺


in cold blood

Meaning: in a cruel way and without pity or other emotion

Example: One young lady was shot dead in cold blood inside the premises of the shopping complex. Read more ➺


in broad daylight

Meaning: during the daytime

Example: Politicians strongly condemn corruption and nepotism during political rallies, yet they go ahead and misuse public resources in broad daylight. Read more ➺


in at the deep end

Meaning: to start a new job or activity without being prepared for it

Example: Soldiers are thrown in the deep end when they have just joined the army. Read more ➺


in the bad books

Meaning: out of favour

Example: Maria remains in his bad books after the argument between both. Read more ➺


in hot water

Meaning: in trouble or state of shame

Example: The opposition leader landed himself in a whole load of hot water after making several vulgar comments. Read more ➺


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