Idioms and Phrases with Meaning and Easy Examples

English is a fascinating language. It is colourful and full of expression, and well-written prose can transport you to another world. Writers usually use Idioms and Phrases to make their words memorable are idioms and phrases. It is vital for learners to understand the concept and the correct usage of idioms and phrases at right time and write place.

What are idioms?

Idioms are groups of words whose meaning is different from the meaning of the individual words. often used in stories, poems and even spoken languages. Idioms are a collection of words /terms/phrases/expressions which have a metaphorical meaning that is generally well-established and known. So these words can’t be taken for their literal meanings since most of the time they make ridiculous meanings. Idioms, at times, seem grammatically unusual as well. Idioms are a useful tool in linguistics. They add life and colour to the prose. It allows the authors to play with words and make it an interesting read, rather than straightforward boring paragraphs. The origins of these idioms are not always known, but they are said to originate from stories and creative writing and are modified over time.

List of all idioms in the English Language

Here is the list of all idioms with examples and their meaning. 

1.  From A to B :

Meaning: From one place to another place.

Example: For me, a bike is just a means of getting from A to B.

2.  From A to Z :

Meaning: Including everything, there is to know about something”

Example:  I want to Learn A to Z about the English Language.

3.  be taken aˈback (by somebody/something): 

Meaning:  to be shocked or surprised by somebody/something

Example: Once he knows the news. Definitely, he will be completely taken aback by his anger.

4. With gay/wild abandon: 

Meaning:  in a completely uncontrolled way or  carefree way

Example: We danced with gay/wild abandon: 

5. As easy as ˈanything/pie/ABC/falling off a log (informal)

Meaning: very easy or very easily Fooling him was as easy as falling off a log.

Example: Fooling him was as easy as falling off a log.

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