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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