List of All Idioms
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Meaning: to accumulate wealth rapidly.
Example: My knowledge of ICT technology could help me coin money. Read on
Meaning: used to highlight the fact that a person has been utterly deceived or fooled.
Example: used to highlight the fact that a person has been utterly deceived or fooled. Read on
Meaning: have a flaw or weakness most people are unaware of.
Example: Despite his success in business, it was later revealed that the CEO had feet of clay when it came to personal ethics. Read on
Meaning: a powerful, secretive weapon that people can use to their benefit.
Example: "I am wondering how Kellen is going to get her dad to take her on a trip, but I am pretty sure she has an ace up her sleeve." Read on
Meaning: affect both sides of an argument or something equally.
Example: The promotion I got means that I will earn more money, but I will also have less time with my family. It cuts both ways. Read on
Meaning: being neglected.
Example: Orphans are left out in the cold when parents' meetings are held. Read on
Meaning: easy to understand or transparent.
Example: The pictures on the high-definition TV are crystal clear. Read on
Meaning: in a critical moment or crucial time, or in a tight corner.
Example: I’m ready to resign due to this if it comes to the crunch. Read on
Meaning: the most notable and best aspect of something.
Example: The palace's crowning glory is the ballroom. Read on
Meaning: undertaking an impossible chore or task.
Example: Keep it to three to four actionable categories rather than trying to boil the ocean. Read on
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The Idioms Dictionary explains common English idioms that are popular worldwide, especially in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia, Singapore, and New Zealand.