20 Jan 2022
15 Common Idioms: English Phrases for Everyday Use
Improve your English with these practice sentences
Idioms are expressions that cannot be understood literally, and when learning English they can be some of the most difficult expressions to understand! For example, "like two peas in a pod" has nothing to do with peas, but means that two people look similar.
Idioms are used constantly in the English language, both at work as well as at home, and are key for language progression.
To make things easier, we've put together a list of some of the most common English idioms and their meanings. Review and practise the phrases below, using these example sentences from English for Everyone: English Idioms.