Home > Blossary: American Idioms, figure of speech
Collection of American Idioms- I have heard from native speakers over 20 years.

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Created by: evergreen1225

Number of Blossarys: 6

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To be very careful about how you behave toward someone because you are afraid of offending or annoying them.

Domain: Language; Category: Idioms

(Simile) stupid; slow to learn or understand.

Domain: Language; Category: Idioms

A tailgate party is a social event held on and around the open tailgate of a vehicle. Tailgating, which originated in the United States, often involves consuming alcoholic beverages and grilling ...

Domain: Language; Category: Idioms

To make someone feel very frightened or excited,

Domain: Language; Category: Idioms

Infer an unexpressed meaning. An early method of transmitting written coded messages was to write the secret information in invisible ink between the lines of a document. The recipient would then ...

Domain: Language; Category: Idioms

Say something foolish, embarrassing, or tactless. For example, Jane put her foot in her mouth when she called him by her first husband's name. This notion is sometimes put as having foot-in-mouth ...

Domain: Language; Category: Idioms

To do things carefully and in their proper order.

Domain: Language; Category: Idioms

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Ernestrdon

We all have heard idioms and expressions, but do you know how they came to be? The origins of these sayings can be found in the history of America. We will explore some common American idioms that are used today and their origins. You may not think that PDFs play a significant role in this conversation; here, if you want to rotate your PDF, then you need Adobe Acrobat Pro DC software! This blog post is about exploring the origin of idioms like “figures of speech” or “to turn over a new leaf” by using Adobe Acrobat Pro DC software.

05:42, 11 December 2021

Ernestrdon

I'm taking a language class and we're learning about idioms. I've always thought of them as funny expressions that make no sense, like "raining cats and dogs." But they actually have very interesting stories behind them! Check out this blog resumes planet post to learn more about some common American idioms.

00:31, 16 November 2021
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