#IOTW: Funniest English idioms

Hello, fellas! How are you? Feeling like talking about idioms? Today I wanna share 10 funniest idioms in English. ;)

  1. Finger lickin’ good. Meaning: very tasty; delicious.
    • Example:
      • “This rendang is finger lickin’ good!”
  2. Use your loaf. Meaning: use your head; be smart.
    • Example:
      • Use your loaf. How could a dog pass through such a small hole?”
  3. To drink like a fish. Meaning: to drink very heavily.
    • Example:
      • “He drank like a fish after the marathon.”
  4. To have a cast iron stomach. Meaning: to have no problems with eating anything or drinking anything.
    • Example:
      • “I want to have a cast iron stomach!”
  5. To put a sock in it. Meaning: to tell noisy person or a group to be quiet.
    • Example:
      • Put a sock in it! I’m trying to sleep.”
  6. Everything but the kitchen sink. Meaning: almost everything someone can think of.
    • Example:
      • “The store sells everything but the kitchen sink!”
  7. To pig out. Meaning: to eat a lot and eat it quickly.
    • Example:
      • “It’s my birthday. Let’s pig out!”
  8. To have Van Gogh’s ear for music. Meaning: to be tone deaf.
    • Example:
      • “My goodness, she sings very badly. She has Van Gogh’s ear for music.”
  9. When pigs fly Meaning: (something that) will never ever happen.
    • Example:
      • “She will like you… when pigs fly.”
  10. The lights are on, but nobody’s home. Meaning: talking about a stupid person.
    • Example:
      • “Here he goes again. The lights are on, but nobody’s home.

I hope the idioms could be useful and entertaining. Any of them describes you? If yes, which one? :D

: As same as with lebaran monyet rite?”: 9. When pigs fly: (something that) will never ever happen.

Sources: POSTER: 10 Funniest English Idioms & Oxford Dictionaries

Compiled and written by @NenoNeno at @EnglishTips4U on Wednesday, January 22, 2014.



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