Blast From The Past # Idioms For IELTS
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- 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