English Idioms

Idiom: Mumbo Jumbo

Idiom: Mumbo Jumbo

Nonsense or meaningless speech. Unnecessarily involved and incomprehensible language.

Idiom: Loose Cannon

Idiom: Loose Cannon

Loose Cannon: Someone who is unpredictable and can cause damage if not kept in check.

Idiom: Dog Days of Summer

Idiom: Dog Days of Summer

Dog Days of Summer: The hottest days of the summer season.

Idiom: Buy A Lemon

Idiom: Buy A Lemon

Buy A Lemon: To purchase a vehicle that constantly gives problems or stops running after you drive it away.

Idiom: Let Bygones Be Bygones

Idiom: Let Bygones Be Bygones

Let Bygones Be Bygones: To forget about a disagreement or argument. Forgive someone for something he or she did in...

Idiom: Tongue-in-cheek

Idiom: Tongue-in-cheek

The tongue-in-cheek figure of speech is used to imply that a statement or other production is humorously or otherwise not...

Idiom: Don’t Look A Gift Horse In The Mouth

Idiom: Don’t Look A Gift Horse In The Mouth

Don’t Look A Gift Horse In The Mouth: When someone gives you a gift, don’t be ungrateful.

Idiom: Level playing field

Idiom: Level playing field

Level playing field: A fair competition where no side has an advantage.

Idiom: Fuddy-duddy

Idiom: Fuddy-duddy

“Fuddy-duddy” (or “fuddy duddy” or “fuddy-dud”) is a word used to refer to a person who is fussy while old-fashioned,...

Idiom: Once in a blue moon

Idiom: Once in a blue moon

Once in a blue moon: A rare event or occurrence. Rarely, once in a very long time.

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