Use this holiday to learn idioms and how to use them in a conversation
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Piece of cake
Meaning: something that is easy to do.
Example: Making the paper boat is a piece of cake.
A hot potato
Meaning: a controversial issue or situation that is awkward or unpleasant to deal with.
Example: Abusing and fighting in my school is like a hot potato.
Once in a blue moon
Meaning: very rarely.
Example: I go to meet my grandfather only once in a blue moon, he lives in farm house.
A bed of roses
Meaning: easy option.
Example: Taking care of my younger sister is not a bed of roses, she is very silly.
When pigs fly
Meaning: something that will never happen or impossible.
Example: William can keep quiet only when pigs fly.
Meaning: one who presents a counter argument.
Example: Hey! Jack don’t be a devil’s advocate, mind your own business.
Miss the boat
Meaning: miss the chance.
Example: It was a drawing competition and Peter missed the boat.
Apple of eye
Meaning: someone very precious or dear.
Example: Every kid is the apple of eye of their parents in the world.
Compiled by Dennis Agaba