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