#IOTW: Idioms about Transport (2)

Today we will learn more about transport idioms.
Do you know other idioms related to transport?

Let’s start.

  1. 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.”
  2. 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.”
  3. 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.”
  4. 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.”
  5. 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.”

Compiled and written by @sherlydarmali for @EnglishTips4U on Sunday, January 6, 2020.

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