list of useful idiomatic expression (20 marks)
i require a list of list of useful idiomatic expression, like,
to pave road for sth.
to be based on ground
thank you a lot, and i will give 20 marks to who provide the highest number and the best quality
i require a list of useful idiomatic expression
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[Alike as two peas]
If people or things are as alike as two peas, they are identical.
[All the rage]
If something's all the rage, it is very popular or fashionable at the moment.
[All the tea in China ]
If someone won't do something for all the tea in China, they won't do it no matter how much money they are offered.
[Ants in your pants]
If someone has ants in their pants, they are agitated or excited about something and can't keep still.
[Apple of your eye]
Something or, more often, someone that is very special to you is the 'apple of your' eye.
[Arm and a leg]
If something costs an arm and a leg, it is very expensive.
[As cold as ice ]
This idiom can be used to describe a person who does not show any emotion.
[Back the wrong horse]
If you back the wrong horse, you give your support to the losing side in something.
[Bad taste in your mouth]
If something leaves you with a bad taste in your mouth, you feel there is something wrong or bad about it.
[Bee in your bonnet]
If someone is very excited about something, they have a bee in their bonnet.
[Blow a gasket ]
If you blow a gasket, you get very angry.
[Bright as a button]
A person who is as bright as a button is very intelligent or smart.
[Brush under the carpet ]
If you brush something under the carpet, you are making an attempt to ignore it, or hide it from others.
[Butterflies in your stomach ]
The nervous feeling before something important or stressful is known as butterflies in your stomach.
[Chew on a bone. ]
If someone is chewing on a bone, he or she is thinking about something intently.
[Cock and bull story]
A cock and bull story is a lie someone tells that is completely unbelievable.
[Come hell or high water ]
If someone says they'll do something come hell or high water, they mean that nothing will stop them, no matter what happens.
[Cut off your nose to spite your face]
If you cut off your nose to spite your face, you do something rash or silly that ends up making things worse for you, often because you are angry or upset.
[Cut to the quick ]
If someone's cut to the quick by something, they are very hurt and upset indeed.
[Closed book to me]
If a subject is a closed book to you, it is something that you don't understand or know anything about.Source(s): usingenglish.com