AMERICAN ENGLISH IDIOMS

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AMERICAN CULTURAL ASSOCIATION Commercial Enterprises, 2005

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Idiom Translation
1. She is a peach.
2. He's full of beans.
3. It's not my cup of tea.
4. He's full of baloney.
5. It's just sour grapes.
6. That's corny.
7. I'm in a pickle.
8. He brings home the bacon.
9. She's in a stew.
10. He's the top banana.
11. He's the salt of the earth.
12. She's worth her salt.
13. They're two peas in a pod.
14. I'm nuts about you.
15. It's a piece of cake.
16. You can't have your cake and eat it too.
17. He's a real ham.
18. It's a hard nut to crack.
19. Let's talk turkey.
20. He's a bad egg.
21. We need to break the ice.
22. We'll get a baker's dozen.
23. He's got a finger in every pie.
24. You'll have to take potluck.
25. She's hard-boiled.
1. She's sweet and helpful.
2. He's not telling the truth.
3. I don't care for that.
4. He doesn't know what he's talking about.
5. They have resentment.
6. It's sentimental.
7. I'm in a dilemma.
8. He brings home the family money.
9. She's upset.
10. He's the headman.
11. He's a very good person.
12. She's a valuable employee.
13. If you see one you see the other.
14. I'm in love with you.
15. It's quite simple.
16. You can't use it and save it.
17. He's a frustrated actor.
18. It's a difficult problem to solve.
19. Let's talk seriously.
20. He cannot be trusted.
21. Everyone's a little tense - lets be friendly.
22. We'll get items.
23. He has many deals going.
24. Be happy with what we have on hand.
25. She makes tough deals.