English Corner — Idioms

“The most important thing to understand about the idiom is that you are not supposed to take them literally but you are still supposed to take them seriously.”

  1. Don’t count your chickens before they hatch.
  1. Have a chip of my shoulder.
  1. Don’t jump to conclusions.
  1. A dime a dozen.
  1. An ace in the hole.
  1. The science project isn’t finished yet because we still have to build the volcano. Don’t count your chickens before they hatch.
  2. I don’t like critics doubting my basketball skills. They really give me a chip on my shoulder.
  3. We don’t know whether or not he’s telling the truth about his new invention, Let’s not jump to conclusions.
  4. These Amazon ‘Alexa’ AI devices are a dime a dozen. You can find them everywhere and they are really popular.
  5. I have Matt Ryan as my starting Quarterback in Fantasy Football this weekend. He’s my ace in the hole.

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