A List of the 10 idioms (part 2) - Idiomatic Expressions



A List of the 10 idioms (part 2)


1-A penny for your thoughts : A way of asking what 

someone is thinking


2-A hot potato : Speak of an issue which many people 

are talking about and which is often disputed



3-Actions speak louder than words : People's 

intentions can be judged better by what they do than 

what they say


4-Add insult to injury: To further a loss with mockery


5-Ball is in your court: It is up to you to make the next 

decision 


6-Barking up the wrong tree: Looking in the wrong 
place


7-Be glad to see the back of : Be happy when a person 

leaves


8-Costs an arm and a leg: When something is too 

expensive


9-Cross that bridge when you come to it : Deal with a 

problem if and when it becomes important , not before 

that


10-Cry over spilt milk: When you complain about a loss 

from the Past


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