Today we will learn more about transport idioms.
Do you know other idioms related to transport?
- At a fork in the road.
Meaning: a time when you have to make a difficult decision about something important.
E.g. “I came at a fork in the road after my graduation.”
- Backseat driver.
Meaning: someone who gives unwanted advice, unnecessarily criticizes, or lectures another person who is doing something.
E.g. ” My aunt is a backsat driver. She needs to stop interfering the family discussion.”
- Clear the decks.
Meaning: finish up less important tasks so that a more important project can start.”
E.g. “I’m trying to clear the decks before Chinese Newyear.”
- Asleep at the wheel.
Meaning: not paying attention to important things; failing to attend to one’s responsibilities or duties.
E.g. “The charity party is cancelled because the event organizer was asleep at the wheel.”
- All hands on deck.
Meaning: everyone is needed to help in a particular situation.
E.g. “We need all hands on deck to make this event possible.”