#IOTW: Idioms about Transport (3)

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

Let’s start.

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

Compiled and written by @sherlydarmali for @EnglishTips4U on Sunday, January 19, 2020.

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