Do you know the meaning of these frequently used English idioms?
- The best of both worlds:
- Meaning: to experience two good things at the same time
- Example: Working part-time and looking after the children means you can experience the best of both worlds.
2. Speak of the devil:
- Meaning: use this idiom when you are talking about somebody and then they arrive unexpectedly
- Example: Tom’s just got a new car. Speak of the devil, here he is!
3. Let the cat out of the bag:
- Meaning: to tell a secret
- Example: I let the cat out of the bag about her pregnancy.
4. To feel under the weather:
- Meaning: to feel ill or sick
- Example: I’ve got a really bad cold – I feel really under the weather.
5. To kill two birds with one stone:
- Meaning: to achieve two things at once
- Example: I killed two birds with one stone when I went on holiday with my Dad because I got to go away and to spend time with him.
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