In this spoken English lesson by Niharika, you will learn some interesting and funny idioms & expressions used in daily English conversation. Practice these English idioms and use them in your daily spoken English to speak fluent English confidently.
Bad hair day
Meaning – A day in your life on which everything seems to go wrong.
Example – What have I done to upset Martha? Nothing, she’s just having a bad hair day.
Let your hair down –
Meaning – To relax and do what you want. To enjoy and stop worrying
Example – The party gives you a chance to let your hair down at the end of the week.
Tear one’s hair out-
Meaning – If you tear your hair out over something (problem), you are worrying a lot about it or agitated with it.
Example – She’s been tearing her hair out to fix the computer the entire week.
Not turn a hair-
Meaning – Someone having no reaction or emotions to what’s happening around.
Example – I was expecting him to be angry when he saw the credit card, but he didn’t turn a hair.
Make hair stand on end-
Meaning – To cause someone to be very frightened or terrified.
Example – The horrible scream made my hair stand on end. The ghost story made our hair stand on end.
Meaning – To play close attention on unimportant things or issues.
Example – They don’t have any serious differences. They are just splitting hairs.
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