Here are some commonly used idiomatic expressions and their meanings that will surely enrich your English vocabulary and understanding.
- raining cats and dogs – heavy rain
Example : Bring your umbrella , it’s raining cats and dogs out there.
2. bring home the bacon – to earn money , particularly for one’s family , to be financially successful.
Example : This year, I have to work hard and bring home the bacon.
3. piece of a cake – very easy
Example : Studying English is definitely not a piece of a cake for many.
4. costs an arm and a leg – extremely expensive
Example : I can’t afford to buy his concert ticket.It costs an arm and a leg.
5. hold your horses – be patient
Example : I wasn’t an easy job for me , but I had to hold my horses for 3 years.