#IOTW: Idioms of The Week (3)

  1. Come clean. Meaning: berterus-terang, mengaku.
    • Example:
      • “She said a couple of lies and refused to come clean.”
  2. Safe and sound. Meaning: selamat.
    • Example:
      • “We arrived in Jakarta safe and sound.”
  3. Break a leg. Meaning: good luck.
    • Example:
      • Break a leg in the competition next week, friend!”
  4. A walk in the park. Meaning: pekerjaan yang sangat mudah.
    • Example:
      • “I aced the math exam, it was like a walk in the park.”
  5. Let’s call in a day. Meaning: upaya menghentikan suatu pekerjaan.
    • Example:
      • “That’s enough. Let’s call it a day and go home!”
  6. Smell something fishy. Meaning: sesuatu yang mencurigakan.
    • Example:
      • “I smell something fishy in the accident.”
  7. Don’t rain on my parade. Meaning: jangan merusak rencana saya.
    • Example:
      • “Oh, please! Don’t rain on my parade!”
  8. Take a rain check. Meaning: mengatur janji bertemu di lain waktu.
    • Example:
      • “I’d love to go with you tomorrow, but I’m busy. Could we take a rain check?”
  9. Miss the boat. Meaning: kehilangan kesempatan.
    • Example:
      • “Pay attention to this lesson or you’ll miss the boat.”
  10. Bug. Meaning: mengganggu.
    • Example:
      • “Don’t bug me on this.”

Compiled and written by @Patipatigulipat at @EnglishTips4U on Friday, September 2, 2011



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