Thursday, October 27, 2016

B idioms Part 9

Brownie points

If you try to earn Brownie points with someone, you do things you know will please them.

Brush under the carpet

If you brush something under the carpet, you are making an attempt to hide it from others.

Bull in a China shop

If someone behaves like a bull in a China shop, they are clumsy when they should be careful.

Bun in the oven

If a woman has a bun in the oven, she is pregnant.

Burn the candle at both ends

Someone who burns the candle at both ends lives life at a hectic pace, doing things which are likely to affect their health badly.

Burn the midnight oil

If you stay up very late working or studying, you burn the midnight oil.

Burn your bridges

If you burn your bridges, you do something that makes it impossible to go back from the position you have taken.


More Idioms at: 
https://twitter.com/EasyIdioms4U 

Information about ESL English classes in Toronto Canada 
http://www.eslincanada.com/english/toronto_english_classes.php

ESL in Canada FACEBOOK Page 
https://www.facebook.com/ESLinCanada

No comments: