Hi hey hello, Fellas! The weather has been making me drowsy lately. How are things on your end?
I slept for 10 hours last night and still feel sleepy. And for some reason, caffeine fails me!
Let’s light up the evening with some idioms now, shall we? Today’s session will be #IOTW Idioms Related to Shape!
Since the list isn’t going to be long, I urge you to add more idioms related to shape. I will retweet you! #IOTW
Let’s begin! #IOTW
- To go back to square one: to start over because of setbacks. #IOTW
“June’s business is failing. I think she needs to go back to square one.”
- To be fair and square: to treat everyone impartially. #IOTW
“As an elected mayor, I want you to be fair and square to everyone.”
- To attempt to square the circle: to try to do the impossible. #IOTW
“I will attempt to square the circle; I want to find the Fountain of Youth!”
- To round on someone: to react angrily on someone. #IOTW
“She rounded on the bullies and slapped them.”
- A vicious circle/cycle: the solution of the problem starts another problem. #IOTW
“Avenging people is a vicious circle, Master Bruce. It is not justice.”
- Circling the drain: dying but continues to cling to life. #IOTW
“My grandma has been circling the drain for a couple of weeks. I think she’s waiting for my brother to come home.”
- Spiral out of control: A situation that gets worse all the time. #IOTW
“The number of crime is spiraling out of control lately. We need to do something about it.”
Do you have more to add, Fellas? Give us a mention and I’ll retweet you!
Thank you for your participation, Fellas! I hope you have good rest and a brighter day tomorrow!
Please do check out our website englishtips4u.com for more idioms! See ya tomorrow!
Compiled by @bintilvice for @EnglishTips4U on Friday, 7 October 2016.