Top 10 Most Popular Idioms


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21 A penny saved is a penny earned
22 Bite your tounge

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

23 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.

24 By hook or by crook

Listened this many times by our teachers

25 Face the music
26 The pot calling the kettle black
27 In hot water
28 Get nuts
29 Raining cats and dogs

Nice helped me a lot

Like the best like the funniest idiom everrr

30 Cream of the crop
31 Blood is thicker than water

Actually means the opposite of how people use it. Original saying is "Blood of the covenant is thicker than the water of the womb"

In modern society, the proverb "blood is thicker than water" is used to imply that family ties are always more important than the ties you make among friends.

32 Hit the nail on your head V 1 Comment
33 Butter up

Because it is often used like 70%-80%

34 Let the cat out of the bag

1) It means to disclose a secret that was supposed to be kept
2) My friend let the cat of the bag to my classmates so I hate her already.

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35 Beats me


36 Cat's pajamas

Something fancy or cool

37 When pigs fly
38 New broom sweeps clean

New things work better the old one's.
Example - suppose you got a new job, so you w'll work better, but then afterwards you start showing decline.

39 Keep your hair on
40 Scratch someone's back

It means to help someone out with the assumption that they will return the favor in the future

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