Sep 282015

Examples for 5 common idioms

Today I will give you examples of five mostly used idioms. If you want to learn living English, you should learn and get used to idioms. I will continue to share new examples for some other commonly used idioms and phrases. I hope it will not take in ages. If you have any questions, you can use the comments.

Example for 5 common idioms

1- As easy as pie : Very easy
Synonyms: as easy as 1-2-3; as easy as abc
Setting up the computer was easy as pie.
If you know how to study, learning English is as easy as pie.
Getting a library card is as easy as pie.
Being vegan is as easy as pie.
The course was as easy as pie for me.

2- Take it easy: Relax; be calm; good-bye and be careful.
Take it easy!
Life is short. Take it easy.
I don’t take it easy because there are some neighbors watching me.

3- Twenty-four/seven: 24 hours of 7 days of the week; Every minute of every day.
Synonyms: 24/7
You can access my website 24/7.
You can call me 24/7.
My team is on duty 24/7.

4- Figure something out: come to understand a problem.
She doesn’t talk to me. I can’t figure it out, why!
My life is a mess. I can’t figure it out.
I have to figure it out.

5- In ages: for a very long time
Synonyms: for ages
I haven’t seen you in ages.
I have never seen her going to the town in ages.

Take it easy!

Ahmet Aksoy

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