Idioms in English with meaning

Idioms in English with meaning

These are some popular idioms that will make your sentence better and leave a good impression.

Popular Idioms in English

1. Be a Catch
Meaning: Be someone worth marrying/having
Eg: Harry is taking me out for a date. He's such a catch, I think he will propose

2. Up Against the Clock
Meaning: having little time left
Eg: Henry was up against the clock. He had only ten minutes to submit his assignment

3. Hit the Nail on the Head
Meaning: Used if something someone says, is precisely correct
Eg: The driver hit the nail on the head. he knew it was a right turn 

4. When Pigs Fly
Meaning: Something will never happen 
Eg: The house will be renovated when pigs fly

5. Miss the Boat
Meaning: when someone missed their opportunity to do something 
Eg: You should have bought that stock a month ago you missed the boat

6. Costs an Arm and a Leg
Meaning: When something is very expensive
Eg: My wife demanded a diamond necklace but it will cost an arm and a leg!

7. You Rock
Meaning: You are great
Eg: Thanks for the help brother. You Rock! 

8. Hang in there
Meaning: To stay calm in tough situations
Eg: I know you are worried, but hang in there the result will be good

9. Hit the Sack
Meaning: To get into bed or go to sleep
Eg: I have to get up early for an exam tomorrow so I think I'd better hit the sack

10. Get your act together
Meaning: Work better or leave/ to take a step to become better 
Eg: You need to get your act together and finish the assignment tomorrow


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