An idiom is a collection of words that have a figurative meaning. Idioms occur in every language, and there are an estimated 25,000 expressions of this nature in English alone. Odds are you have heard or used an idiomatic expression sometime in your life.
Some common idioms include:
An arm and a leg Implies that something is very expensive
To go out on a limb To put yourself in a tough position in order to support someone or something
Mumbo jumbo Nonsense or meaningless speech
On pins and needles To be anxiously anticipating something
Run out of steam To be depleted of energy
Start from scratch To start something from the very beginning
Water under the bridge Anything from the past that isnt important anymore
Get up on the wrong side of the bed Describes someone who is having a bad day
Let bygones be bygones To forget about an argument
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