Health & Medicine Idioms (Page 1)
- An apple a day keeps the doctor away
Eating healthy food keeps you healthy.
- Bitter pill to swallow
A bitter pill to swallow is something that is hard to accept.
- Just what the doctor ordered
If something's just what the doctor ordered, it is precisely what is needed.
- Laughter is the best medicine
Laughing is often helpful for healing, especially emotional healing.
- Poison pill
A poison pill is a strategy designed to prevent a company from being taken over.
- Take your medicine
If you take your medicine, you accept the consequences of something you have done wrong.
- Taste of your own medicine
If you give someone a taste of their own medicine, you do something bad to someone that they have done to you to teach them a lesson.
- Under the knife
If a person was under the knife, it means he/she was undergoing surgery.
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