Saved By The Bell # Idioms For IELTS

If you work hard, often you will be saved by the bell. So go on and work for your dreams.

GAME OVER
Sentence-: The moment I thought the game is over, I won.
Meaning-: this is said when a situation is out of hand or hopeless
SAVED BY THE BELL
Sentence-: He had planned everything against me, but I was saved by the bell.
Meaning-: get protected from a danger by some unexpected intervention
FLY OFF THE HANDLE
Sentence-: Beware of him, he flies off the handle.
Meaning-: to lose your temper unexpectedly
THE PENNY DROPS
Sentence-: Oh finally, the penny drops!
Meaning-: someone finally understands something
SURE AS EGGS IS EGGS
Sentence-: He is a criminal and I am sure as eggs is eggs.
Meaning-: without any doubt
THE COLD SHOULDER
Sentence-: He said he will help me, but when the time arrived he gave me a cold shoulder
Meaning-: to show intentional unfriendliness
LAUGH UP YOUR SLEEVES
Sentence-: He will never show you that he admires you, he’ll just laugh up his sleeves.
Meaning-: to be secretly amused
REST ON YOUR LAURELS
Sentence-: The day you rest on your laurels, your laurels will end.
Meaning-: to be satisfied with what you have achieved in life and make no further attempts.
NOT KNOW WHERE TO PUT YOURSELF
Sentence-: She didn’t knew where to put herself in most of the situations.
Meaning-: be deeply embarrassed
A WORD TO THE WISE
Sentence-: You need not to explain everything to her, just give a word to the wise.
Meaning-: hint or a brief description given

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An Eager Weaver # Idioms For IELTS

Be an eager beaver and fancy your chances, trust me success will always be yours.

AN EAGER BEAVER
Sentence-: You need to be an eager beaver to be successful in life.
Meaning-: someone who is enthusiastic about his/her work
EASY AS PIE
Sentence-: If you are ready to work hard, getting a band 9 in IELTS is easy as pie.
Meaning-: something that is very easy
IN YOUR ELEMENT
Sentence-: You can easily work in your element, the point is how well you work when you are out of it.
Meaning-: in an environment where you are confident
ALL ENDS UP
Sentence-: You must do your work all ends up or else not even touch it.
Meaning-: completely
PLUS-MINUS
Sentence-: The net revenue of my company is $500000000 plus-minus.
Meaning-: more or less
CROWD THE MOURNERS
Sentence-: If you crowd the mourners, chances are they may leave you.
Meaning-: put unnecessary pressure on someone
EYEBALL TO EYEBALL
Sentence-: The five years fight has finally come to an eyeball to eyeball.
Meaning-: face to face, often in an aggressive manner
DO A FADE
Sentence-: The moment thief so the police men he did a fade.
Meaning-: run away
WITH THE FAIRIES
Sentence-: That boy who think he will get a band 9 with no effort is with the fairies.
Meaning-: in a distracted or dreamy world.
FANCY YOUR CHANCES
Sentence-: Sometimes it is good to fancy your chances.
Meaning-: to believe that you will be successful

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Keep Your Nose To The Grindstone # Idioms For IELTS

If you really want to achieve a band 9 in IELTS, you need to keep your nose to the grindstone. Read more to find out what it means and keep going with your idioms preparation for IELTS.

TAKE A DIM VIEW OF
SENTENCE-: Don’t take a dim view of her, you don’t know what all she can achieve.
MEANING-: to regard someone or something with disapproving attitude
TILL DOOMSDAY
SENTENCE-: I am going to work for my dreams till doomsday.
MEANING-: something forever
PRACTICE WHAT YOU PREACH
SENTENCE-: Gandhiji believed in the philosophy of practice what you preach.
MEANING-: do what you advice others to do
A BITE AT THE CHERRY
SENTENCE-: They were working on the new code and I had a bite at the cherry.
MEANING-: an attempt or chance to do something
THE PARTY’S OVER
SENTENCE-: Get started boys, the party’s over.
MEANING-: the good times are over

ALL SYSTEM GO

SENTENCE-: All system’s go, I guess it’s time to move to the next level.
MEANING-: we are ready to proceed or something is working properly
GOSPEL TRUTH

SENTENCE-: I am going to succeed and this is a gospel truth.
MEANING-: the absolute truth
KEEP YOUR NOSE TO THE GRINDSTONE
SENTENCE-: People who achieve success are the ones who know how to keep their nose to the grindstone
MEANING-: to work hard continuously
FROM A TO B
SENTENCE-: She has been along with me for A to B of the journey.
MEANING-: from the starting point to the destination
KNOW WHAT YOU ARE ABOUT
SENTENCE-: You can trust him, he knows what he is about.
MEANING-: to know the consequences of your actions and how to solve them.
PLAY THE DEVIL
SENTENCE-: Hitler might not have thought that he would play the devil for the future of Germany.
MEANING-: to affect something badly

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Let George Do It # Idioms For IELTS

Go out and work hard for IELTS, don’t let George do it. Read more and learn some of the exciting idioms for IELTS.

GIVE SOMEONE GRIEF
SENTENCE-: If you cannot help someone, don’t even give them grief.
MEANING-: prove to be nuisance for someone
RUN FOUL OF
SENTENCE-: The world is running foul of terrorism.
MEANING-: to go against it
RULE OF THUMB
SENTENCE-: Speaking less is a rule of thumb for maintaining good workplace relationships.
MEANING-: an accurate rule or principle based on practice and experience rather than theory.
WITHOUT TEARS
SENTENCE-: Our math teacher teaches us math without tears.
MEANING-: to present something in a manner that it could be easily learnt.
A GENTLEMAN’S AGREEMENT
SENTENCE-: Earlier people only had gentleman’s agreement.
MEANING-: an agreement based on the trust of the parties involved rather than any legal boundations
LET GEORGE DO IT
SENTENCE-: Don’t waste your entire time doing that stupid thing, let George do it.
MEANING-: handle over the responsibility to someone else
THE STRAIGHT AND NARROW
SENTENCE-: There are so many people who pretend to be mean but are straight and narrow.
MEANING-: morally correct behavior
KEEP A STRAIGHT FACE
SENTENCE-: Even though she has achieved so much, she manages to keep a straight face.
MEANING-: to not show any amusement or expression
PLACE IN THE SUN
SENTENCE-: She has got her place in the sun after lot of hard work.
MEANING-: a position of advantage
ON CLOUD NINE
SENTENCE-: I was on cloud nine after she told me that I have been selected for Harvard Business School.
MEANING-: to be extremely happy

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