Idioms Beginning With: 'L'

Showing 151 - 169 of 169 results for letter 'L'
Lose heart
If you lose heart, you stop believing that you can succeed in something, or lose your confidence, courage or conviction.
Lose the plot
If someone loses the plot, they have stopped being rational about something.
Lose your bottle
(UK) If someone loses their bottle, they lose the courage to do something.
Lose your gourd
If someone has lost the gourd, they are out of the mind or have gone crazy- "gourd" is a melon-like plant that symbolizes a person's head. ("Out of your gourd" and "Off your gourd" are also used.)
Lose your head
If you lose your head, you cannot control your emotions and actions.
Lose your lunch
(UK) If you lose your lunch, you vomit.
Lose your marbles
If someone has lost their marbles, they've gone mad.
Lose your rag
Is someone loses their rag, they are very angry about something.
Lose your shirt
If someone loses their shirt, they lose all their money through a bad investment, gambling, etc.
Love begets love
If you behave lovingly to another person, that person will behave lovingly to you.
Love is blind
If you love someone, it doesn't matter what they look like. You will also overlook faults.
Love me, love my dog
If you love someone, you should accept everything about them and the people they like.
Love you and leave you
Love you and leave you is used to say that you must leave, although you would like to stay longer.
Low-hanging fruit
Low-hanging fruit are things that are easily achieved.
Lower than a snake's belly
Someone or something that is lower than a snake's belly is of a very low moral standing.
Lower than a snake's belly in a wagon rut
(USA) If someone or something is lower than a snake's belly in a wagon rut, they are of low moral standing because a snake's belly is low and if the snake is in a wagon rut, it is really low.
Lower the bar
If people change the standards required to make things easier, they lower the bar.
Lower your sights
If you lower your sights, you accept something that is less than you were hoping for.
Luck of the draw
To have the 'Luck of the draw' is to win something in a competition where the winner is chosen purely by chance.

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