In this session, I would like to share some idioms to express enthusiasm, eagerness, and motivation. Are you ready? Here we go! #IOTW
1. ANTS IN ONE’S PANTS. Meaning: people who are very restless or excited about something.
He’s got ants in his pants about starting his new job tomorrow.
2. BOUNCE OFF THE WALLS. Meaning: very excited about something; full of nervous energy.
Someone has to calm the children down. They’re bouncing off the walls.
3. BRIGHT-EYED AND BUSHY-TAILED. Meaning: eager and alert; ready to do something; as alert and as active as a squirrel.
My student arrived bright-eyed and bushy-tailed at 7 AM and studied all day.
4. EAGER BEAVER: a person who is hardworking and enthusiastic; one who habitually takes on more tasks or works harder than others.
She works all the time – first to arrive and last to leave. She’s a real eager beaver!
5. PUT YOUR HEART (AND SOUL) INTO. Meaning: very enthusiastic and invest a lot of energy and hard work in it.
I hope the show runs well because I have put my heart and soul into arranging it.
Any of you want to share other idioms related to this topic? I would like RT some interesting ones :D #IOTW
“@rogeranes: CHAMP AT THE BIT | Someone who is champing at the bit is ready and eager to start an activity | Example: The press conference was delayed for such a long time that the journalists were champing at the bit.”
Okay, it’s a wrap for today’s session. Have a good night everyone! :)