EGG IDIOMS, PROVERBS AND EXPRESSIONS

The Viral Egg is a meme inspired by a 19 year old from India. The aim was to get more likes on Instagram than Kylie Jenner’s announcement of the birth of her daughter, Stormi. The mission was successful, with the photo of a simple egg trending and taking over the rankings for the number one photo on Instagram. Egg memes …

IDIOMS MEANING HAPPY

There are many idioms which can be used to express the meaning of being happy or happiness. Here are just a few: to make your day to be floating / walking on air to be thrilled to bits / pieces to be on top of the world to be on cloud nine to be over the moon to be in …

TIME EXPRESSIONS

TIME IS MONEY TAKE YOUR TIME WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN SPENDING, WASTING AND KILLING TIME? TIME MANAGEMENT WHAT’S CORRECT DEADLINE OR DUE DATE? WORK AGAINST THE CLOCK TIMELINE RED LETTER DAY MAKE MY DAY WHAT A DAY CALL IT A DAY DRESS UP DAY ABOUT TIME ON TIME TIME FLIES WASTE TIME (in waiting) WHEN THE TIME COMES TIME WILL …

IDIOM GREENER PASTURES

This idiomatic expression is used to refer to a change that is for the better. It can be used to refer to a job, a country or even a romantic partnership. Below, you will find some examples of this idiom used in context. Example: 1. Their incomes fell by 14% last year, and almost 6,000 people left the country for …

IDIOM: SLIPPERY SLOPE

Idiom: to be on a slippery slope –  to be in a dangerous or bad situation which will probably only get worse. Example:  The economy is terrible at the moment.  There are no jobs for the people and they have no money.  The economy is on a slippery slope and unless the situation changes soon, we’re heading straight for a …

IDIOM: RUN-OF-THE-MILL

  IDIOM: RUN-OF-THE-MILL – this idiom is used to mean that something is very ordinary, normal or common-place. Example: I wasn’t very impressed by their wedding.  The whole celebration was very run-of-the-mill.  I doubt I will remember it at all in a few years. If you are using run–of–the–mill in your writing, be sure to remember to punctuate it properly! …

IDIOM – TRUMP CARD

TRUMP CARD MEANING – To have an unexpected or surprise advantage over someone.  In card games, the trump card is the card with the highest value.  In many games, players will use their best card at the last moment to win the hand or round. Idiom Examples – (1). They won the negotiation by using free advertising as a trump …