Tag Archives: idioms


Play it be ear


To take a rain check

can i take a rain chackTo take a rain check is an informal expression which means you can not accept an invitation but you intend to do so at a later date.

For example, last week I was invited out for dinner but because I was working I asked if I could take a rain check.

A workaholic

A workaholic is a person who works compulsively. While the term generally implies that the person enjoys their work, it can also alternately imply that they simply feel compelled to do it

To have a heart of gold

heart of goldTo have a heart of gold is a common idiom which means:  to be kind or generous or friendly

EG:My mother has a heart of gold: she is always willing to help a stranger and donate to charity . Furthermore, she has supported me with every good, and every terrible decision I have made in my life. So, do you have a heart of gold or a heart of stone?


Bread and butter


Are you talking to a brick wall?


He doesn´t lift a finger


Do you have a face like a wet weekend?


To make an ass of yourself


Science and Technology Idioms