There’s a proverb that says “March comes in like a lion and out like a lamb.” It starts with cold, wintry weather, but usually ends with much nicer spring-like weather. At least here in the greater Boston area, the month of March has certainly come in like a lion.
Hold Your Horses! Means: Stop and think about what you’re doing. -or – Wait. Be patient.
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Does someone “drive you up the wall”? This means someone who really bothers or irritates you – makes you crazy.
- I love my kids, but sometimes they drive me up the wall.
- The traffic in Boston drives me up the wall.
- (Happening now) That loud noise is driving me up the wall.
The simple (literal) meaning of “piece of cake” is this:
But “piece of cake” is also a common idiom that means something is easy.
- I can do that. It’s a piece of cake.
- Did you finish the job? >> Yes, it was a piece of cake.
- More examples on Youglish.com Can you tell which of the examples use piece of cake as an idiom, and which are using the literal meaning?
Or do you have Two Left Feet ?? Watch very short videos about these two English idioms…
Lots more one-minute idiom video lessons from English-in-a-Minute on YouTube.