Vegetables

spill the beans

Meaning: disclose a secret or reveal something prematurely

Example: Lauren finally spilled the beans. She has been promoted to manager, and it's going to upset some people in the office. Read on

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

full of beans

Meaning: to be optimistic or enthusiastic

Example: Upon hearing the good news, Mary was definitely full of beans. Read on

salad days

Meaning: the time of youth, innocence and inexperience

Example: They had met in their salad days and had fallen in love. Naturally, the union did not last long and they separated a few years later. Read on

hot potato

Meaning: any subject which several folks are talking about and which is frequently argued

Example: The issue of gun control is a political hot potato in the United States. Read on

carrot and stick

Meaning: mixture of rewards and punishments

Example: He said the carrot and stick approach is in effective when it comes to management. Read on

Idiom of the Day

account for

Meaning: to have to provide an explanation for (something)

Example: The horrible weather accounted for more than 20 percent absenteeism at work today. Read on

Advertisement

Latest Thoughts

Keep in Touch

Copyrights © 2022 - The Idioms - All Rights Reserved.
Copy Link