You are given a block of text which explains the theory of this concept.
Once you have read the theory, do the exercises given below to test how well you have understood the ideas.
How to do the Exercises:
You are given a set of words.
You are also given some sentences with input boxes, and you are required to use the words to complete the sentences correctly.
You can put your chosen word into the input box by first clicking on the word and then in the input box.
The word will appear in the input box.
If it is correct, it will go green, and if not, it will go red.
20 Common Idioms
An idiom is an expression which only has meaning when certain words are combined, which is different from the literal definition of the individual words.
For example, if something is easy, you can say 'it's a piece of cake.'
These are some common idioms:
'See eye to eye' = this means agreeing with someone.
'When pigs fly' = something that will never happen.
'To cost an arm and a leg' = something is very expensive.
'To kill two birds with one stone' = to solve two problems at once.
'To add insult to injury' = to make a situation worse.
Here we'll look at some other idioms: