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Wish Idioms

As you wish This is an expression used for telling someone that they can do whatever they want. ‘Can I stay for another day?’ ‘Of course, as you wish.’ I wish This expression is...

Idioms And Expressions With Lose

The following idioms and expressions are formed with the word lose. Each idiom is followed by its meaning / definition and example sentences. Have a lot/too much to lose When you have a lot...

Idioms Using The Word Event

Here is a list of phrases using the word event. Each phrase is followed by its meaning or definition. Example sentences are also given. After the event After something bad has happened it is...

Idioms Beginning With Letter D

Here is a list of idioms beginning with the letter D. Source: Cambridge International Dictionary. Example sentences are our own. Daft as a bush This idiom is mainly used in British English. If you...

Idioms You Must Know

Here are some common idiomatic expressions in English. Meet someone halfway To meet someone halfway is to reach an agreement with them by making a few compromises. We can’t give you all that you...

Food idioms

Here is a list of food-related idioms. Eat dirt To eat dirt is to accept bad treatment without complaining. He was such a bad boss that he would bully his employees and make them...

Idioms – R

Here is a list of idiomatic expressions formed around words beginning with R. Each idiom is followed by its meaning. Rack something up To rack something up is to accumulate or achieve something. Rack...

Idioms expressing emotions and reactions

An idiom is a phrase whose meaning is very different from the literal meanings of the words in it. There are numerous idioms in English. While you are not supposed to learn all of...

Idioms – P

Pace yourself To pace yourself is to do something at a controlled and steady rate. Keep pace with To keep pace with someone is to progress at the same speed as them. Put someone...