When you act a certain way rather than just talk about it, you can say “actions speak louder than words.”
Tag archives for American English Idioms
An informal way to greet people in American English is “What’s Up?”
If you’re really hungry, you want to eat really quickly, or “grab a bite.”
If you’re dressed to impress, you’re “dressed to kill.”
When things or people irritate me, they “get on my nerves.”
When people are surprised or excited about something and the room is really quiet, you can “hear a pin drop.”
Some say that when people talk about you, your “ears are burning.”
When you are feeling sick, you’re “under the weather.”
Another way of saying that you’re afraid of doing something, is to say you have cold feet. Check out this video to learn more about this American English idiom: Are there times when you get cold feet? Share examples with us in the comments section below.
You usually “hit the sack” when you’re tired and sleepy. Watch this video to learn more about the American English idiom, “hit the sack”: Now that you’ve watched the video, do you understand what “hit the sack” means? Share more definitions via the comments section below.