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American Idioms

15 Essential English Idioms for Sounding Like a Native

"Dawn on you" means "to suddenly understand something". Example: It began to dawn on Rachel that her husband was seeing another woman when she found text messages on his cellphone.

"Toss and turn" means "to sleep badly". Example: If I drink coffee before bed, I…

Rigirarsi nel letto - "Toss and turn" means "to sleep badly". Example: If I drink coffee before bed, I…

Idiom: To ring a bell

“Ring a bell” means “something that sounds familiar to you”. Example: The name of the restaurant rings a bell but I’m not sure if I’ve actually been there.

"Straight and narrow" means "to behave in an honest and correct way". Example: He was released from prison two years ago and he’s been on the straight and narrow ever since. -           Learn and improve your English language with our FREE Classes. Call Karen Luceti  410-443-1163  or email kluceti@chesapeake.edu to register for classes.  Eastern Shore of Maryland.  Chesapeake College Adult Education Program. www.chesapeake.edu/esl.

"Straight and narrow" means "to behave in an honest and correct way". Example: He was released from prison two years ago and he’s been on the straight and narrow ever since.

Don't pay attention to sour grapes. -         Repinned by Chesapeake College Adult Ed. We offer free classes on the Eastern Shore of MD to help you earn your GED - H.S. Diploma or Learn English (ESL) .   For GED classes contact Danielle Thomas 410-829-6043 dthomas@chesapeke.edu  For ESL classes contact Karen Luceti - 410-443-1163  Kluceti@chesapeake.edu .  www.chesapeake.edu

“Sour grapes” means “when someone says negative things about something because they can’t have it”. Example: I think his comments about that new car are just sour grapes because he can’t afford.

English Phrases

“Vanish into thin air” means “to disappear completely, without leaving a trace”. Example: The police were chasing the man down the road and he somehow vanished into thin air.

"On the rocks" is a relationship experiencing problems. Example: My husband was really rude to me, and now our marriage is on the rocks. -         Repinned by Chesapeake College Adult Ed. We offer free classes on the Eastern Shore of MD to help you earn your GED - H.S. Diploma or Learn English (ESL) .   For GED classes contact Danielle Thomas 410-829-6043 dthomas@chesapeke.edu  For ESL classes contact Karen Luceti - 410-443-1163  Kluceti@chesapeake.edu .  www.chesapeake.edu

"On the rocks" is a relationship experiencing problems. Example: My husband was really rude to me, and now our marriage is on the rocks.

Meet halfway

"Meet halfway" means "to compromise". Example: You and Brian have been arguing about this for an hour! Can't you just meet halfway?

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