Tonight I’m going to share some idioms about moon. Stay tuned, fellas!
1) Cry for the moon: to make an unreasonable request that is unlikely to happen.
Thinking of getting an A on this subject is to cry for the moon
2) Promise the moon: to make extravagant promises to someone.
He will promise you the moon, but he won’t live up to his promises.
3) Once in a blue moon: to do something very rarely
Because I study abroad, I get to see my parents once in a blue moon.
4) over the moon: to be extremely pleased and happy about something
When she told me that he loves me, I was over the moon.
5) bark at the moon: to do something pointless.
Waiting for him to change his mind is actually barking at the moon. He’ll never change his mind.
6) Reach for the moon: to try to achieve something that is very difficult
You have to reach for the moon if you want to be a successful singer.
7) Shoot for the moon: to set your goal very high.
You might as well shoot for the moon and ask for a promotion as well as a raise.
8) Many moons ago: a long time ago
Sam has been waiting for Jill since many moons ago.
Compiled and written by @AnienditaR at @EnglishTips4u on September 24, 2016