Idioms beginning with L

like a hole in the head

Meaning: to have absolutely no need for something

Example: I need a new friend is like a hole in the head, I am good to be single. Read on

low hanging fruit

Meaning: a goal that can be easily reached

Example: There are a lot of things that need to be completed for our project. I would suggest that we start with the low hanging fruit. Read on

lose it

Meaning: go insane or crazy

Example: I thought he had lost it when he told me how much his new car had cost. Read on

lost on

Meaning: it means that someone did not understand the remark or joke

Example: She seems like a very smart lady, but my sense of humour seems to be lost on her. Read on

lost to

Meaning: to be defeated by someone

Example: I cannot believe that we lost to their team on Saturday. We practised so hard. Read on

larger than life

Meaning: something or someone that is very impressive

Example: His father is a great man. He is larger than life. Read on

learning curve

Meaning: the rate of learning new skills

Example: Every employee undergoes a learning curve while getting to know the company. Read on

line in the sand

Meaning: a boundary beyond which one cannot proceed without consequences

Example: His resolve to either get a paid internship or drop out of school was his line in the sand. Read on

laughter is the best medicine

Meaning: means that laughter can help cure negative feelings such as stress, anger, worry, depression, etc.

Example: After spending several hours in good company, Martha felt her depression lifting and realised that laughter is indeed the best medicine. Read on

like father like son

Meaning: the man/boy being talked about is very much like/exactly like his father 

Example: Joe's doing really well on the football team this season. He has nearly matched Joe senior's reputation for being a sharp shooter! I guess it's a case of like father, like son. Read on

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mumbo jumbo

Meaning: Something that does not make sense.

Example: I do not believe in this mumbo jumbo, human life should be valued far more than some ritual that one is not willing to forego. Read on

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