Shot The Breeze # Idioms For IELTS
We talk often, but do you know what if I say, you just shot the breeze or maybe that You and I speak the same language. If you don’t read more and find out.
To shoot the breeze:
- Sentence-: We are just sitting in the backyard and shooting the breeze, why don’t you join us?
Meaning-: To chat in a relaxed way about something. So, what are you doing? You are just sitting in the backyard and chatting about something trivial.
To speak the same language:
- Sentence: Aman and Anupriya speak the same language.
Meaning: Speaking the same language doesn’t mean they literally speak the same language, it means they agree with each other or think alike.
To talk a mile a minute:
- Sentence: She really talks a mile in a minute. It makes it so hard for me to understand what she is saying.
Meaning: It means she speaks really fast.
To spill the beans:
- Sentence: I just spill the beans and trust me I feel so much relaxed now.
Meaning: It doesn’t mean that she has literally spilled some beans. All it means is to confess.
To talk someone into something:
- Sentence: Anvesha easily talked her into gymnastics.
Meaning: She convinced or persuaded her to take gymnastics.
- Sentence: They are left with no dice
Meaning: to show that there are no chances of success.
Speak of the devil:
- Sentence: Speak of the devil and she is here.
Meaning: It means a person comes just after we mention their name.
Have swallowed a dictionary:
- Sentence: Has she swallowed the dictionary?
Meaning: use long and difficult words when speaking
Die in your bed:
- Sentence: Some people are lucky enough to die in their bed.
Meaning: To suffer a peaceful and natural death
- Sentence: Just tune her in, she can be a great asset.
Meaning: aware or able to understand something
Learn them. Use them. Express more and fly high.