5 of the Most Common Idioms In English

The English language has many layers of subtlety, nuances and cultural references, which come in the form of slang words and idioms.

If you do understand the meanings and, better yet, you know how to use the idioms yourself, you’ll impress the person you’re speaking with and sound like a native.

1.a storm is brewing

Meaning: There will be trouble or emotional upset in the near future.

2.when it rains, it pours

Meaning: Bad things occur in large numbers; many big things happen all at once.

3.get into deep water
Meaning: To be in trouble.

4.down to earth

Meaning: To be practical and sensible.

5.the tip of the iceberg

Meaning: Just a small part of something much bigger.

Let’s try these idioms out this week!

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