• LoginSign up
  • Follow usFollow us
  • Subscribe on FacebookSubscribe


iDiom Corner, the English expression community for experts and students.

Play educational games at the Learners Corner >

  • Play educational games at the Learners Corner
  • Play out Tile Match game
  • Play educaional quizzes

Idioms

id•i•om

A group of words established by usage as having a meaning not deducible from those of the individual words

arrow

In hand

(to have something) under control; well managed


Cover ground

To discuss something extensively; to talk about the important facts and details


View More

Phrases

phrase

A small group of words standing together as a conceptual unit, typically forming a component of a clause.

arrow

In the offing

Something likely to happen


Be brainy

To be intelligent, geek, have a mind of a genius or inventor


View More

Phrasal Verbs

phras•al verb

An idiomatic phrase consisting of a verb and another element, typically either an adverb, or a preposition

arrow

To dry out

A) lose moisture b) stop the habit of drinking alcohol


To drop off

To decrease; to fall asleep


View More

Proverbs

pro•verb

A short pithy saying in general use, stating a general truth or piece of advice

arrow

A woman's work is never done

Said of a woman working mostly at home: woman is always working even when not earning money because


A change is as good as a rest


View More

Quotes

quote

Repeat or copy out (a group of words from a text or speech), typically with an indication that one is not the original author or speaker.

arrow

Marilu Henner

I always say centered food equals centered behavior.


Adam Osborne

People think computers will keep them from making mistakes. They're wrong. With computers you make


View More

Learners corner

Learners' Corner

Revise and improve your skills by taking our idioms exercise. Challenge your friends and more...

Top Users