Page 3 of 13 First 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 ... Last
Results 21 to 30 of 124
  1. #21
    Tarheel's Avatar
    Tarheel is offline VIP Member
    • Member Info
      • Native Language:
      • American English
      • Home Country:
      • United States
      • Current Location:
      • United States
    Join Date
    Jun 2014
    Posts
    22,275

    Re: What are some of your favorite or most-used idioms?

    "Don't count your chickens before they hatch" is a good one.

  2. #22
    Tarheel's Avatar
    Tarheel is offline VIP Member
    • Member Info
      • Native Language:
      • American English
      • Home Country:
      • United States
      • Current Location:
      • United States
    Join Date
    Jun 2014
    Posts
    22,275

    Re: What are some of your favorite or most-used idioms?

    He couldn't see the forest for the trees.

  3. #23
    Tdol is offline Editor, UsingEnglish.com
    • Member Info
      • Native Language:
      • British English
      • Home Country:
      • UK
      • Current Location:
      • Japan
    Join Date
    Nov 2002
    Posts
    72,669

    Re: What are some of your favorite or most-used idioms?

    In BrE, we say that someone couldn't see the wood for the trees.

  4. #24
    Amigos4's Avatar
    Amigos4 is offline VIP Member
    • Member Info
      • Native Language:
      • American English
      • Home Country:
      • United States
      • Current Location:
      • United States
    Join Date
    Oct 2007
    Posts
    101,115

    Re: What are some of your favorite or most-used idioms?

    I like "Hold your horses". (Wait a moment)

  5. #25
    Tarheel's Avatar
    Tarheel is offline VIP Member
    • Member Info
      • Native Language:
      • American English
      • Home Country:
      • United States
      • Current Location:
      • United States
    Join Date
    Jun 2014
    Posts
    22,275

    Re: What are some of your favorite or most-used idioms?

    I used this one today (on another thread).

    If you can prove me wrong I will eat my hat.

    That's just one possible variation, of course.

  6. #26
    Tarheel's Avatar
    Tarheel is offline VIP Member
    • Member Info
      • Native Language:
      • American English
      • Home Country:
      • United States
      • Current Location:
      • United States
    Join Date
    Jun 2014
    Posts
    22,275

    Re: What are some of your favorite or most-used idioms?

    A walk in the park.

  7. #27
    Tarheel's Avatar
    Tarheel is offline VIP Member
    • Member Info
      • Native Language:
      • American English
      • Home Country:
      • United States
      • Current Location:
      • United States
    Join Date
    Jun 2014
    Posts
    22,275

    Re: What are some of your favorite or most-used idioms?

    A piece of cake

  8. #28
    Tarheel's Avatar
    Tarheel is offline VIP Member
    • Member Info
      • Native Language:
      • American English
      • Home Country:
      • United States
      • Current Location:
      • United States
    Join Date
    Jun 2014
    Posts
    22,275

    Re: What are some of your favorite or most-used idioms?

    As easy as pie.

  9. #29
    Tarheel's Avatar
    Tarheel is offline VIP Member
    • Member Info
      • Native Language:
      • American English
      • Home Country:
      • United States
      • Current Location:
      • United States
    Join Date
    Jun 2014
    Posts
    22,275

    Re: What are some of your favorite or most-used idioms?

    Take it in stride.

  10. #30
    Tarheel's Avatar
    Tarheel is offline VIP Member
    • Member Info
      • Native Language:
      • American English
      • Home Country:
      • United States
      • Current Location:
      • United States
    Join Date
    Jun 2014
    Posts
    22,275

    Re: What are some of your favorite or most-used idioms?

    Don't hold your breath

    Meaning:

    It won't happen anytime soon (if ever).

Page 3 of 13 First 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 ... Last

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •