English Vocabulary Quiz: Common Idioms
"The ball is in your court" means that it's up to you to take the next step or action.
"Break a leg" is a way to wish someone success before a performance.
"Once in a blue moon" describes events that happen infrequently.
"Burning the midnight oil" refers to working late into the night.
"Don't cry over spilled milk" advises not to be upset about things that have already happened and cannot be changed.
To "have cold feet" means feeling apprehension or doubt strong enough to prevent a planned course of action.
"Let the cat out of the bag" means to disclose a secret, often unintentionally.
"Sitting on the fence" means being hesitant or not taking sides in a dispute or contest.
"Throw in the towel" signifies surrendering or giving up on a particular challenge or task.
"Biting the bullet" means showing courage in the face of a challenging or unpleasant situation.