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Useful Idioms (Part 6)

19/12/16 Useful Idioms (Part 6)

Useful Idioms part 5

See eye to eye
This idiom is used to say that two (or more people) agree on something.

Sit on the fence
This is used when someone does not want to choose or make a decision.

Speak of the devil!
This expression is used when the person you have just been talking about arrives.

Steal someone’s thunder
To take the credit for something someone else did.

Take with a grain of salt
This means not to take what someone says too seriously.

Taste of your own medicine
Means that something happens to you, or is done to you, that you have done to someone else.

To hear something straight from the horse’s mouth
To hear something from the authoritative source.

Whole nine yards
Everything. All of it.

Wouldn’t be caught dead
Would never like to do something.

Your guess is as good as mine
To have no idea, do not know the answer to a question.


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