#IOTW: Idioms Related to King

Hi guys, we meet again. How are you today? Did you have a great day?

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Last night, we were talking about King’s Day in Netherlands. Tonight, we are having #IOTW! We have prepared 10 idioms that are related to king or kingdom just for you. Here they are. Enjoy.

  • Fit for a king = very highest quality or standard

e.g. you have a marvelous house. It is fit for a king!

  • A royal pain = something or someone that is annoying or bad

e.g. Gosh, I can’t handle that kid anymore. He is a royal pain.

  • King’s ransom = a very large amount of money

e.g. We had to pay what felt like a king’s ransom for that property.

  • King of the castle = a person in charge or in a more pleasant position than others.

X: Hi, I am Steve of taxation office. I’d like to ask some questions if you don’t mind.

Y: Ah sorry, you’d better ask John. He is the king of the castle.

  • to build castles in the air = to have dreams that unlikely to become real

e.g. Did you say that you wish to marry that girl? You are trying to build castles in the air.

  • crown jewels = the most impressive or valuable possession

e.g. These products are the crown jewels of this company.

  • queen bee = a woman who thinks she is the most important person in the group

e.g. She is not known as the queen bee of the publishing world for nothing. She has single-handedly launched the careers of dozens of authors.

Those are the idioms related to king. Hope you enjoy tonight’s session. Thank you so much for your attention.

See you tomorrow!

 

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Compiled by @Wisznu, 28 April 2016

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