General Idioms

I’m out
Meaning: I'm leaving

Close but no cigar
Meaning: close but failed at the end

Put a sock in it
Meaning: be quiet

Since day one
Meaning: for a long time

Hit the books
Meaning: to study

Hands down
Meaning: for certain the right answer

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

Out of nowhere
Meaning: unexpected

Inside scoop
Meaning: the details

Get over it
Meaning: forget about the past

Idioms by Category


Hang out
Meaning spend time with a friend

Have stumbled upon
Meaning to accidentally discover something

Hit the books
Meaning to study

Hold your horses
Meaning wait/calm down

How’s it going?
Meaning How are you?

I made a key decision
Meaning make an important decision

I was knocked on my heels
Meaning I was surprised

I’ll toss it around
Meaning to casually suggest an idea to people

I’m feeling blue
Meaning to feel sad

I’m out
Meaning I'm leaving

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