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Let's look at English Idioms

In his eagerness to learn, the boy was all ears.

Translate this to your own language.  Do you have an idiom or expression similar to this with the same meaning? 

Are all idioms as easy to understand?

ENGLISH IDIOMS: Numbers

IDIOM 1:
' in two shakes of a lamb's tail'
-> MEANING: very quickly and without difficulty

-> EXAMPLE:Wait one minute. I will be able to help you in two shakes of a lamb's tail.

IDIOM 2:
" two wrongs don't make a right "

-> MEANING: you can't justify a wrong action by saying that someone else did the same thing to you
-> EXAMPLE:
Two wrongs don't make a right and if someone does something bad to you you should not try and hurt them as well.

IDIOM 3: ' seventh heaven'
-> MEANING: in a situation of great happiness
-> EXAMPLE: She has been in seventh heaven since she moved to the new department.


IDIOM 4: " six feet under "
-> MEANING: dead and buried
-> EXAMPLE: My uncle has been six feet under for over five years now.

 

IDIOM 5: " on all fours "
-> MEANING: on one's hands and knees
-> EXAMPLE: The man was down on all fours in the store looking for the keys to his car.

 

Go into some of the sites below and find five idioms easy to understand and another five which have completely hidden meanings.

 

 

A list of some wonderful sites to help you discover the richness of the world of English idioms.
 
 
 

LOVE LIFE AND LOVE LEARNING - BOTH ARE PRECIOUS
BELIEVE IN YOURSELF
BELIEVE IN YOUR ABILITY AND NEVER GIVE UP
GRAB HOLD OF AN IDEA AND FLY WITH IT
THE SKY'S THE LIMIT