יום שלישי, 22 באוקטובר 2013

Idioms ביטויים באנגלית עם פירושים



public enemy number one - the most hated

tickled pink - Delighted, very happy, excited.

puppy love - first love (not serious)

to turn a blind eye - ignore what is happening or going 

carte blanche - unlimited power

pull the wool over one's eyes - to fool, to trick, deceive someone

the real McCoy - not fake, not a copy

a rat race - when people compete unpleasantly at wok in order to succeed.

head over heels in love - so much in love, crazy about someone

on the rebound - unhappy and confused because a romantic relationship recently has ended.

roll up your sleeves - prepare for hard work.

a rude awakening - becoming severely shocked when you discover the truth.

rule the roost - the person who makes the decisions

be in the same boat - be at the same unpleasant situation.

save face - to continue to do something that's wrong to keep respect.


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scrimp and save - not spending money in order to save and buy

to have second thoughts - have doubts about something you wanted to do.

come to one's senses - start to understand that you have behaved stupidly

out of sight, out of mind - if you do not hear or see anyone for a while, you stop thinking about her / him / it


hit the roof - lose one's temper


play the devil's advocate - say something that causes someone to be angry which may cause trouble.

to powder one's nose - going to the toilet

bite the dust - someone dies

pardon my French - excuse me for swearing / cursing

hit the sack - go to bed / sleep

in the family way - pregnant 

shed some light - help understand a situation better

fair - weathered friends = casual friends

the gift of gab - the talent to talk endlessly

a real chip of the old block - similarities to a family members.

it rings a bell - it sounds familiar

he has got money to burn - very rich

a chip on your shoulder - bed attitude, is moody about something

a slap on the wrist - a very mild punishment 

a dime a dozen - common and many

beat a dead horse - forcing an issue that's over






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