Idioms/what are idioms/how are idioms used/examples of idioms

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By Mohammad Ibrahim

Introduction to idiomsInventionImportance of idiomsSome examples

What are IDIOMS?Idioms are expressions, words or phrases that have a figurative meaning. This meaning is different from the literal meaning of the idioms individual elements.

How were idioms invented?Till this day, nobody knows exactly how idiomswere invented.

William Shakespeare was an English poet, playwright, and actor, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language. He was very popular and well known for his use of idioms.

When pigs fly=Something which will never happen

2.Blowing smoke: Saying something which has no value or benefit


3.Costs an arm and a leg = very expensive

4.Let the cat out of the bag: to accidentally reveal a secret

5.Break a leg: Good luck

6.Piece of cake: something which is very easy

7.Taste of your own medicine:What goes round comes round

8.Once in a blue moon : very rare; a thing or an event which occurs rarely.

9.All ears: listening very carefully

By Mohammad IbrahimThank you!