15/11/17 English Idioms (Part 2)

Agencia de traducción Buenos Aires

Part 1

6. Watching like a hawk
Meaning: Watching something very, very, closely
Example: The boss watches us like a hawk.

7. Mad as a hornet (USA)
Meaning: Very angry, or furious
Example: Mom was as mad as a hornet when we broke the mirror.

8. Dog eat dog
Meaning: Very competitive
Example: It’s a dog eat dog world out there.

9. Eagle eyes
Meaning: Have excellent vision, or watching something very closely, not missing a detail
Example: The teacher goes over the tests with an eagle eye.

10. Get your ducks in a row
Meaning: Organize things
Example: I’ll be reviewing things to make sure you have your ducks in a row.