Tuesday, March 4, 2014

English Idioms that start with "B" part 4

Bigger fish to fry
If you aren't interested in something because it isn't important to you and there are more important things for you to do, you have bigger fish to fry.

Bird in the hand is worth two in the bush
'A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush' is a proverb meaning that it is better to have something that is certain than take a risk to get more, where you might lose everything.

Bird's eye view
If you have a bird's eye view of something, you can see with a complete overview.

Someone who has a bird-brain, or is bird-brained, is considered stupid.

Birds and the bees
If a child is taught about the birds and the bees, they are taught about sex.

Birds of a feather flock together
This idiom means that people with similar interests, or behaviour will stick together.

Birthday suit
If you are in your birthday suit, you are naked.

Bit part
If someone has a small or unimportant role in something, they have a bit part.

Bit player
A bit player has a small or unimportant role in something.

Bite off more than you can chew
If you bite off more than you can chew, you take on more responsibilities than you can manage. 'Don't bite off more than you can chew' is often used to advise people against agreeing to more than they can handle.

Bite the bullet
If you have to bite the bullet, you have to accept or face something unpleasant because it cannot be avoided.

Bite the dust
This is a way of saying that somebody has died.

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