Nonie Aznida : Gadis Berkaca Mata: 3.IDIOMS

Tuesday, August 25, 2009


an idiom is a group of words whose meaning is different from the meaning of the individual words

1.a bird's-eye view -a view from a high position looking down 2.a feather in your cap -an action that you can be proud of 3. a man about town -a man who frequently goes to fashionable parties,clubs,theatres 4.bite the dust -to fall or to be defeated or destroyed 5.fight tooth and nail -to fight in a very determined way for what you want
6.have friends in high places
-to know important people who can help you
7.have your hands full
-to be very busy or too busy to do something else
8.keep the flag flying
-to represent your country or organization
9.let the cat out of the bag
-to tell a secret carelessly or by mistake
10.light at the end of the tunnel
-something that shows that you are nearly at the end of along and difficult time or situation
11.the jewel in the crown
-the most attractive or valuable part of something
12.turn over a new leaf
-to change your way of life to become a better,more responsible person
13.upset the apple cart
-to cause problems for somebody or spoil their plans
14.wash your dirty linen in public
-to discuss your personal affairs in public,especially something embarrassing

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