General Idioms

A blessing in disguise
Meaning: seems bad, but it's actually good

Spur of the moment
Meaning: to make a random decision

Inside scoop
Meaning: the details

Hit the books
Meaning: to study

Hang out
Meaning: spend time with a friend

Hold your horses
Meaning: wait/calm down

Leading someone on
Meaning: having someone believe something that isn't true

What’s up?
Meaning: How are you?

Fill in the blanks
Meaning: figure out the rest on your own

You pulled a fast one
Meaning: to trick someone

Idioms by Category


A blessing in disguise
Meaning seems bad, but it's actually good

A piece of cake
Meaning Easy

Actions speak louder than words
Meaning actions are more important than words

Beating around the bush
Meaning not discussing what is important/procrastinating

Big task on your hand
Meaning having something important to finish

Break a leg
Meaning wishing someone to do well/ good luck

Can’t stand (something)
Meaning to dislike something

Check out that
Meaning give that a look

Close but no cigar
Meaning close but failed at the end

Don't sweat it
Meaning don’t worry about it

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