Idiomatic Expressions 002
Some commonly used idiomatic expressions and their meanings that will surely enrich your English vocabulary and understanding.
1.Once in a blue moon – an event that happens infrequently.
Example : I only go to the cinema once in a blue moon.
2. when pigs fly – something that will never happen
Example : I will only apologize to him when pigs fly.
3. kill two birds with one stone – solve two problems at once
Example : By taking my family on vacation , I killed two birds with one stone. I had chance to go away and spend time with them.
4. break a leg – means “ Good luck!”
Example : Break a leg Sarah, I’m sure your performance will be great!
5. aching heart – feeling of pain because of love
Example : My aching heart is telling me the she doesn’t love me but someone else.