10 English Idioms
to hang in there – to keep trying, don’t give up, be patient and things will eventually get better
If someone is having difficulties or experiencing a bad situation, it is a good idea to tell them to hang in there.
sth rocks / sth rules – sth is really great, awesome, wonderful
My new job rocks!
to blow someone away – sth completely amazed someone (to be blown away sth)
The new technology blew me away.
to miss the boat – be too late to get an opportunity, to lose the chance to participate
I missed the boat on that one.
to freak out – to panic or become very upset or agitated
Everybody was freaking out, when there was an explosion.
to be rusty – someone used to have good skills or ability to do something, but he hasn’t done this activity in a long time, so now he is out of practice
I haven’t done this in a long time. I’m rusty.
up in the air – plans are still undecided or uncertain, nothing is confirmed
Things are still up in the air.
to pitch in – to join an effort and help with something, usually a project that has multiple people working on it
We all have to pitch in.
to be beat – a slang way to say you are tired
to hit the sack – to go to bed
I’m beat. Time to hit the sack.