Sayings like "time and time again"?
Lately I've been curious about English sayings. I'm wondering if anyone knows of any others, because for some reason I can't think of any others besides the follow: [someone] woke with a start; [someone's] voice died in his throat; time and time again; [someone] did a double-take... Do you know of any others?
- one thousand horse and none to journey! - With flowing tail, and flying mane, wide nostrils not in any respect stretched by using discomfort, Mouths chilly to the bit or rein, And ft that iron not in any respect shod, And flanks unscarred by using spur or rod, one thousand horse, the wild, the loose, Like waves that keep on with o'er the sea, got here thickly thundering on,... ~Lord Byron, XVII, Mazeppa, 1818 The horses saying- Love me because i love you provide me nutrition because I provide you with skill provide me freedom because I help you borrow mine provide me appreciate because I appreciate you provide me friendship because this is the least you would possibly want to do. by using- Krystal Fleck you recognize you're a horse individual at the same time as: You bypass to regulate outfits and there is hay interior your bra. you're be conscious your canines and cats have a effective lead alterations You bypass acceptable from the barn to the eating position and the little youngster on the subsequent table says," Mommy it smells like the zoo!" You "cluck" at your vehicle You tell your little ones to WHOA you recognize you're a authentic horseperson once you're pulling a $30K trailer with a $900 truck each thing might want to correctly be fixed with baling cord and duct tape You relating pregnant women human beings as bred and heavily bred you be conscious someone limping and remark that they are lame. you may no longer help yet ask your self if that skinny individual at artwork is amazingly in basic terms in opt for of a sturdy deworming You ask a pregnant chum at the same time as she is going to foal You translate the fee of issues into tack, feed, tutor entries ("why, i might want to purchase new boots for the fee of that handbag!") You lean ahead once you stress up hill you imagine no longer something of having a grocery cart with carrots, commercial length diaper rash drugs, own lubricant, fleet enemas and not in any respect something else you opt for to regulate acceptable hind tire on your truck Your horse-appropriate products have began to slowly take up your residing area - and not in any respect Ralp Lauren. you recognize you're a horse individual at the same time as the in elementary words eco-friendly issues on your wallet are alfalfa leaves.00
- You mean sayings that make things seem more dramatic? Haha, I think I could share a few.
"[someone] is probably rolling over in [his/her] grave right now."
- The expression "rolling in their grave" means that the deceased would be so upset, that even in death they would be "moved' (rolling).
"[someone] cried Wolf."
- Based on the story "The Boy Who Cried Wolf", this saying is used when someone raises a false alarm on purpose.
"[someone] got up on the wrong side of bed this morning."
- An idiom meaning someone's having a bad day.
"[someone] stole [someone else]'s thunder."
- To copy someone else's style, or to take credit for something someone else did.
Alternatively, you could check out this site: http://www.usingenglish.com/reference/id...
They even put categories for their idioms.
Hope I helped! :)00
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