Idioms beginning with L

two peas in a pod

Meaning: practically identical in appearance

Example: Those boys could be twins, they are like two peas in a pod. Read on

light years away

Meaning: when something seems unlikely to happen

Example: The technological advancement like flying cars is light years away. Read on

lion’s share

Meaning: the biggest part of something

Example: Karen always keeps a lion's share – I won't work with her anymore. Read on

like a bat out of hell

Meaning: very fast and crazily

Example: When Sara told Sam that there is a ghost living next to their room, he changed the room like a bat out of hell. Read on

lighten up

Meaning: to take it easy

Example: Just lighten up! Everything will be fine. Read on

live wire

Meaning: an energetic and volatile person

Example: John is such a live wire; he is a good source of entertainment. Read on

long run

Meaning: in the long run

Example: To make this project successful in the long run, they will need more partners. Read on

lean towards

Meaning: to be interested in something

Example: I am not sure which couch would look best in our house. I am leaning towards the blue one. What do you think? Read on

leg it

Meaning: an informal way of telling someone to run in order to evade capture

Example: We were trespassing on their property. When the alarm went off we had to leg it or we would be caught. Read on

last long

Meaning: existing or persevering for a significant amount of time

Example: The debate on whether man and woman were created equal has been long-lasting and significant. Read on

Next Idioms ❯

Idiom of the Day

head-on

Meaning: front-to-front

Example: Even with the increased hostility at work, Amanda faced all her colleagues head-on as she pitched her new proposal. Read on

Advertisement

Like Facebook Page

Latest Thoughts

Keep in Touch

Copyrights © 2020 - The Idioms - All Rights Reserved.
Copy Link