A Faint Heart # Idioms For IELTS

If you really want to succeed in life, don’t have a faint heart. How is heart related to success? Well, read more and find out.

THROW SOMEONE FOR LOOP
SENTENCE-: Stories of Sherlock Holmes throw me for loop.
MEANING-: surprise or astonish someone
A FAINT HEART
SENTENCE-: If you have a faint heart, forget about any success in life.
MEANING-: lacking will power and hence preventing from achieving goals
GET OUT OF SOMEONE’S FACE
SENTENCE-: Just get out of my face.
MEANING-: stop harassing or annoying someone
NOT JUST A PRETTY FACE
SENTENCE-: Anmol Tanubhrt is not just a pretty face.
MEANING-: not only beautiful but also intelligent
UP A TREE
SENTENCE-: When caught up a tree, always listen to your heart.
MEANING-: in a difficult situation and without any escape
GO WALKING
SENTENCE-: The jewels of the crown of the queen went walking.
MEANING-: go missing, especially because of theft
MAKE A TRIP DOWN MEMORY LANE
SENTENCE-: If making a trip down memory lane hurts you, better not make that trip.
MEANING-: to deliberately remember things from the past that are sentimental.
RAISE YOUR SIGHTS
SENTENCE-: With the passage of time, she has raised her sights.
MEANING-: to become more ambitious
TRAIL YOUR COAT
SENTENCE-: Stay away from him, he has a habit of trailing his coat.
MEANING-: deliberately start a fight
ON A WING AND A PRAYER
SENTENCE-: You must not lose hope even though you are on a wing and a prayer.
MEANING-: with only slightest chances of victory

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Blast From The Past # Idioms For IELTS

Have you ever had any blast from the past?? Go on and read more to find out the blast I am talking about.

TAKE YOUR LUMPS
SENTENCE-: If you do something wrong, you need to take your lumps.
MEANING-: to suffer punishment
SMELL BLOOD
SENTENCE-: In a fight if you can smell the blood, you can win it as well.
MEANING-: to recognize your opponent’s weakness
A STRAIGHT FIGHT
SENTENCE-: Let’s see who is going to win the straight fight of 24/4/2033.
MEANING-: a contest between two opponents, especially in elections
ALL WET
SENTENCE-: You cannot save him from death, he has been found all wet.
MEANING-: something that is completely wrong
GROW ON TREES
SENTENCE-: Money doesn’t grow on trees.
MEANING-: be in large amounts and can be easily obtained
NIP SOMETHING IN THE BUD
SENTENCE-: We must strive to nip terrorism in the bud.
MEANING-: destroy something in the early stages
QUICK ON THE DRAW
SENTENCE-: He is quick on the draw, so think before you speak to him.
MEANING-: very fast in reacting
SECOND CHILDHOOD
SENTENCE-: Don’t behave badly towards older generation, they are often in their second childhood.
MEANING-: a childish behavior that is often seen in the old people.
BE TWICE THE MAN (WOMAN) THAN SOMEONE IS
SENTENCE-: If you really want to win the battle, be twice the man than your opponent is.
MEANING-: be stronger than someone else
A BLAST FROM THE PAST
SENTENCE-: Meeting him after 5 years was like a blast from the past.
MEANING-: something very strongly nostalgic

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Blast From The Past # Idioms For IELTS

Have you ever had any blast from the past?? Go an read more to find out the blast I am talking about.

TAKE YOUR LUMPS
SENTENCE-: If you do something wrong, you need to take your lumsps.
MEANING-: to suffer punishment
SMELL BLOOD
SENTENCE-: In a fight if you can smell the blood, you can win it as well.
MEANING-: to recognize your opponent’s weakness
A STRAIGHT FIGHT
SENTENCE-: Let’s see who is going to win the straight fight of 24/4/2033.
MEANING-: a contest between two opponents, especially in elections
ALL WET
SENTENCE-: You cannot save him from death, he has been found all wet.
MEANING-: something that is completely wrong
GROW ON TREES
SENTENCE-: Money doesn’t grow on trees.
MEANING-: be in large amounts and can be easily obtained
NIP SOMETHING IN THE BUD
SENTENCE-: We must strive to nip terrorism in the bud.
MEANING-: destroy something in the early stages
QUICK ON THE DRAW
SENTENCE-: He is quick on the draw, so think before you speak to him.
MEANING-: very fast in reacting
SECOND CHILDHOOD
SENTENCE-: Don’t behave badly towards older generation, they are often in their second childhood.
MEANING-: a childish behavior that is often seen in the old people.
BE TWICE THE MAN(WOMAN) THAN SOMEONE IS
SENTENCE-: If you really want to win the battle, be twice the man than your opponent is.
MEANING-: be stronger than someone else
A BLAST FROM THE PAST
SENTENCE-: Meeting him after 5 years was like a blast from the past.
MEANING-: something very strongly nostalgic

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Be All Ears # Idioms For IELTS

If you ever want to be successful in life, you need to be all ears to your heart.

NEXT TO NOTHING
SENTENCE-: the house cost me next to nothing.
MEANING-: to cost nothing or very little
MISS THE BOAT
SENTENCE-: Don’t hide from work hard, you never know when you will miss the boat.
MEANING-: miss an opportunity
LOOK DOWN ON
SENTENCE-: don’t look down on people, you never know what you missed in them.
MEANING-: to assume something to be not worthy enough
HEAD OUT FOR
SENTENCE-: I will be heading out for Australia next year.
MEANING-: to start a long trip
HAVE A HEART CHANGE
SENTENCE-: It is not wrong to have a heart change if your intentions are good.
MEANING-: to change a previous decision
MAKE ENDS MEET
SENTENCE-: For some just to be able to make ends meet is a great success.
MEANING-: to have enough money to be able to buy all what you need
HARD HEADED
SENTENCE-: Gandhi was a hard headed man.
MEANING-: stubborn or unwilling to change their own ideas
DRIVE SOMEONE UP A WALL
SENTENCE-: Don’t try to drive me up a wall, you are not ready for the consequences.
MEANING-: to make someone very angry
BE ALL EARS
SENTENCE-: Tell me your story, I am all ears.
MEANING-: to be eager and ready to listen.
COST AN ARM AND LEG
SENTENCE-: Buying that bungalow will cost me an arm and leg.
MEANING-: to be very expensive

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