Oct 6, 2010

English Idioms (2)

Have a look at some English Idioms.
Most of them have a Greek equivalent.
Can you find it?

1. Back Seat Driver:
People who criticize from the sidelines, much like someone giving unwanted advice from the back seat of a vehicle to the driver.
2. Back To Square One:
Having to start all over again.
3. Back To The Drawing Board:
When an attempt fails and it's time to start all over.
4. Baker's Dozen:
5. Barking Up The Wrong Tree:
A mistake made in something you are trying to achieve.
6. Beat A Dead Horse:
To force an issue that has already ended.
7. Beating Around The Bush:
Avoiding the main topic. Not speaking directly about the issue.
8. Bend Over Backwards:
Do whatever it takes to help. Willing to do anything.
9. Between A Rock And A Hard Place:
Stuck between two very bad options.
10. Bite Off More Than You Can Chew:
To take on a task that is way to big.
11. Bite Your Tongue:
To avoid talking.
12. Blood Is Thicker Than Water:
The family bond is closer than anything else.
13. Blue Moon:
A rare event or occurance.
14. Break A Leg:
A superstitious way to say 'good luck' without saying 'good luck', but rather the opposite.
15. Buy A Lemon:
To purchase a vehicle that constantly gives problems or stops running after you drive it away.

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