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American Idioms

15 Essential English Idioms for Sounding Like a Native

"Da bomb" means excellent, the best. Example: Michael Jordan was da bomb - he was the greatest basketball player ever!

American Idioms

15 Essential English Idioms for Sounding Like a Native

"Over the top" means "extreme, too much". Example: He has always had an independent style, but don't you think purple spiky hair is a bit over the top?

American Idioms

15 Essential English Idioms for Sounding Like a Native

American Idioms

15 Essential English Idioms for Sounding Like a Native

American Idioms-----originated during battlefield surgery before chloroform was invented and the injured soldier or sailor was given a bullet to bite when nothing else was available to try to ease the pain. Probably some were swallowed.

"Toss and turn" means "to sleep badly". Example: If I drink coffee before bed, I…

Rigirarsi nel letto - "Toss and turn" means "to sleep badly". Example: If I drink coffee before bed, I…

"Live down": to overcome the shame or embarrassment of something

"Live down" means "to overcome the shame or embarrassment of something". Example: He'll never live down the embarrassment of losing his pants in front of all his guests.

Photo: "Up to scratch" means "at an acceptable standard or quality".  Example: Claire went out last night instead of spending time working so I’m not surprised that her essay was not up to scratch.  #idiom #idioms #saying #sayings #phrase #phrases #expression #expressions #english #englishlanguage #learnenglish #studyenglish #language #vocabulary #dictionary #grammar #efl #esl #tesl #tefl #toefl #ielts #toeic #englishlearning #vocab #wordoftheday #phraseoftheday

Photo: "Up to scratch" means "at an acceptable standard or quality". Example: Claire went out last night instead of spending time working so I’m not surprised that her essay was not up to scratch. #idiom #idioms #saying #sayings #phrase #phrases #expression #expressions #english #englishlanguage #learnenglish #studyenglish #language #vocabulary #dictionary #grammar #efl #esl #tesl #tefl #toefl #ielts #toeic #englishlearning #vocab #wordoftheday #phraseoftheday

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