ENGLISH IDIOMS

  1. 1.
    "Actions speak louder than words."
    Umm..have you tried yelling??
  2. 2.
    "At the drop of a hat."
    And if that hat happens to be a fedora, just don't bother picking it back up.
  3. 3.
    "Ball is in your court."
    Yeah I know it is. And if you'd please stop running the full court press then maybe, just maybe, I can get the ball up-court.
  4. 4.
    "Break a leg."
    I don't want to, but if I do, will it be covered under Obamacare?
  5. 5.
    "By the skin of one's teeth."
    If there's skin on your teeth then you're flossing too hard.
  6. 6.
    "Couch potatoe."
    "Starchy sofa" has a better ring to it.
  7. 7.
    "Let the cat out of the bag."
    This message is paid for, and brought to you, by PETA.
  8. 8.
    "Spill the beans."
    They better be the jelly kind or else someone's going to have a mess on their hands.
  9. 9.
    "Take the cake."
    It was a lovely wedding reception, Mark and Susan, but I can't take it. I'm in the middle of Whole 30.
  10. 10.
    "Steal someone's thunder."
    Thanks a lot, STEPH..