Today we will learn more about transport idioms.
Do you know other idioms related to transport?
- Jump the track.
Meaning: suddenly switch from one thought or activity to another.
E.g. “We have to postpone the meeting because our boss jumped the track.”
- Train wreck.
Meaning: something that fails completely or goes extremely badly.
E.g. “Her life hit the train wreck after she dropped out of school.”
- Fly high.
Meaning: having a great extent; at high point or high rank in one’s career.
E.g. “My colleague flew high after getting the promotion.”
- Fifth wheel.
Meaning: someone who has no real place or purpose in a situation.
E.g. “I’m tired of being trated like the fifth wheel.”
- Sail through.
Meaning: to move or proceed through in an easy, quick, and smooth way.
E.g. “My brother sailed through the agreement and got the deal.”