Idioms beginning with O
Meaning: to be at serious risk.
Meaning: to be malfunctioning or not operating correctly.
Example: The computer is on the blink again; I really need to check whether there's a virus causing problems. Read on
Meaning: in a good mood as everything is going well for you
Example: He was on top of the world after he won the World Marathon Championships. Read on
Meaning: Something very likely to happen, occur or take place.
Example: A promotion is in the cards for him. Read on
Meaning: be physically on a plane, ship, vehicle, train, or rocket
Example: Let's get Phoebe on board for the Madison project. After all, it is her area of expertise. Read on
Meaning: out of control
Example: When the police arrived, they realised the party was getting out of hand. Read on
Meaning: alert to new trends, ideas, and methods
Example: The mother is glad to know that her son is always on the ball to learn new things in class. Read on
Meaning: present, nearby, close, or easily accessible
Example: My parents are always on hand if we need a babysitter. Read on
Meaning: not sticking to the rules
Example: I never thought they would be allowed to do their duties outside the lines. Read on
Meaning: old fashioned ideas or approach compared to current trends
Example: Dress smart when you come round for dinner, my father is a bit old school. Read on