Top 10 Most Popular Idioms

This is the rating list of the most popular idioms, suggested by people on the facebook. What is the most used one of them?? Let's find out! Choose the idiom you use or run across more frequently than the others!

The Top Ten

1 Never Judge a Book By Its Cover

It's a good idiom

Never speak bad about someone until you really know about him.

Why highschool and I will be a good time to get a chance of getting a a certain amount of time to spend

Sometimes I even say that one

2 Who Didn't Reach the Grapes Will Say That It Is Sour

Never heard this in 39 years

I have never heard of this idiom and I used to teach idioms in high school English.

Something that one cannot have and so disparages as if it were never desirable. of course you want to buy this expensive jacket. Criticizing it is just sour grapes, but you still really want it.

This one is funny and true

3 Better Late Than Never

Its Good to be late than not coming.

It's the best I can find


4 A piece of cake

A task that is "like eating a piece of cake" is a task that is easy. Cake, while fattening, is easy to digest. Therefore, doing a task like eating cake, is a task that is easy. Thus, the idiom, "a piece of cake, " was born.

A piece of cake is very often used in America. I think it should be the top idiom. I use it everyday. I Love Cake Ho ho ho merry Christmas

I like this idiom because it is always fun to say it to my friends so they will do it Ex: "This is hard to do man, " ", No its easy as pie, I mean cake. " " I'll Try but I don't think I can. " I t means Something is very easy when you might not think something is easy but it might not be very easy

Our life is not easy to continue, but everything is possible in our long time life

5 Two Birds with One Stone

Don't know anyone who hasn't used this at least once in their life

Never heard in 100000 years



6 Cat got your tongue?

When the "Cat has got your tongue", it means you can't find proper words in certain situations. Happy Learning

I think it is like a teacher yells at you and you do not know what to do or say from Mimi

Great for drawling!

7 A Bird in the Hand Worth Two in the Bush

I don't even know the meaning!

Love it nice for homework

What the heck is this

"Simply lovely idiom, one of the best"-Harvey Falconer 2007

8 Keep Your Legs As Long As Your Cover

This is so hilarious, because your legs is not the cover of an album. lol

Na I will never do that so lame

The iron is not very difficult but good😊☺☺😀😀

9 Love me, love my dog!

If you love someone, you must accept everything about them, even their faults.

Wow I never even knew that, that was a idiom because it is very funny. I like that one I am going to use that every day.

Nice idiom! SUPERCOOL
Heard 1xt timei would use it every day

Dogs are bout as cute as puss in boots

10 Between a rock and a hard place

In a very difficult position; facing a hard decision.

Very unique idiom I love it I HAVE NO LIFE

I think its great

Between a Level 3 Sentry and a Pyro...

The Contenders

11 You're welcome

The one very common English idiom that doesn't seem to be remembered or thought of as an idiom, but we use it everyday, is: "You're welcome".

Think about it: If you say, "Thank you", and I say, "You're welcome", then by the literal meaning of the words, what am I welcome to? Am I welcome to thank you again, or more often? Am I welcome to your assistance for whatever I thanked you for? Usually not. It's a customary set of words spoken in response to "Thank you", but have no literal meaning themselves.

This is so cool! I never even thought it was an idiom! Thanks! I had to do a project on idioms and I made a comic about this!

I never THOUGHT about this (")...

Never thought of it this way. But I still agree. Thanks. Oh, wait. Instead of you're welcome, what should we use? Something like from Seinfeld?
"You are SO good looking. " Oh, wait, that's Bless you.
Really, I'm sorry. Really, what should we use, though?!

12 To give someone the cold shoulder

To ignore someone; to reject someone.

Its very much useful idiom

You can tell it to bully and they don't even know what it means

I love it its intresting and loving

13 To get along like a house on fire

It is really interesting and it attacted me towards it to read it and that's what makes it more good cause every writing should be attractive and every reader wants that.

To have a very good and friendly relationship.

This one really speaks to me. I gotta work this into a song for my very good friend AK!

14 Black and white

When it is very clear who or what is right and wrong, then the situation is black and white.

I love this idiom. For some reason, it just stands out to me. It seems to me that the person that is representing black is wrong. (I'm not saying this because of racism because I'm not racist. I'm also black myself. I just think that the person that is black, figuratively speaking, is wrong, because it is darker than the color white. )

I just love these idioms... Thanks for oll

15 Hit the books

Hiting the books mean it's very hard.
If you made a test and it's was difficult, you can say it was like you hiding books.

16 To dig deep

1) To give money or other resources generously. 2) make a great effort to do
something. (informal)
The idea here is of thrusting your hands deep into your pockets to find money with which to pay for something.

Also means to find somewhere or something within yourself: to either forget, forgive or make a great effort to be brave "dig deep and find your strength"

Its nice I like it

17 To chicken out (of something)

To withdraw from something due to fear or cowardice.

18 Eyes bigger than your stomach

You say when someone has taken more food than they can eat

19 A penny saved is a penny earned
20 To keep a stiff upper lip

To be cool and unmoved by unsettling events.

I love this one. It's one for many random situations.


21 Bite your tounge

If you put your foot down, bite your tongue. If you throw an angry tantrum, bite your tongue.

I like this idiom its one I have heard never thought it was an idiom

22 Building castles in the air

It means to dream of doing something that IS NEARLY IMPOSSIBLE.

It's suitable for those who are really imaginative.

This applies to me because I always make big plans but have never been carried out. I will write this on my wall as a reminder!

23 The pot calling the kettle black
24 Out of the frying pan and into the fire

It means your getting out of a bad situation into a situation that is even worse.

25 By hook or by crook

Listened this many times by our teachers

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