These are some popular idioms that will make your sentence better and leave a good impression.
Popular Idioms in English
1. Be a Catch.
Meaning: Be someone worth marrying/having.
Eg: Harry is taking me out on a date. He’s such a catch, I think he will propose.
2. Up Against the Clock.
Meaning: having little time left.
Eg: Henry was up against the clock. He had only ten minutes to submit his assignment.
3. Hit the Nail on the Head
Meaning: Used if something someone says is precisely correct.
Eg: The driver hit the nail on the head. he knew it was a right turn.
4. When Pigs Fly.
Meaning: Something will never happen.
Eg: The house will be renovated when pigs fly.
5. Miss the Boat.
Meaning: when someone missed their opportunity to do something.
Eg: You should have bought that stock a month ago you missed the boat.
6. Costs an Arm and a Leg.
Meaning: When something is very expensive.
Eg: My wife demanded a diamond necklace but it will cost an arm and a leg!
7. You Rock.
Meaning: You are great
Eg: Thanks for the help brother. You Rock!
8. Hang in there.
Meaning: To stay calm in tough situations
Eg: I know you are worried, but hang in there the result will be good
9. Hit the Sack.
Meaning: To get into bed or go to sleep.
Eg: I have to get up early for an exam tomorrow so I think I’d better hit the sack
10. Get your act together.
Meaning: Work better or leave/take a step to become better.
Eg: You need to get your act together and finish the assignment tomorrow.
Daily Use Idioms
- A thumbs up: That’s good
- Up in the air: Not yet finished
- On the ball: Be alert/active
- Hit the sack: Go to bed
- Whole nine yards: Everything
- Piece of cake: Easy & simple
- Live and learn: Make a mistake
- You can say that again: That’s true, I agree
- The best of both worlds: An ideal situation
- Break the ice: Make people feel comfortable
- To make matters worse: Make a problem worse
- Rain on someone’s parade: To spoil something
- Pull someone’s leg: To joke with someone
- To get bent out of shape: To get upset
- Pull yourself together: