In this article, we will list down some of most common idioms about Fun in English with meaning.
Idioms about Fun
|1||As Cool as a Cucumber||Very calm and composed and untroubled by stress|
|2||A Storm in a Teacup||A big fuss made about something of little importance|
|3||A Piece of Cake||Something very easy to do|
|4||All Talk and No Trousers||All talk but no action|
|5||Blue in the Face||Weakened or tired after trying many times|
|6||Bob’s your Uncle||It’s as simple as that|
|7||Hold your Horses||Wait a moment|
|8||Kick the Bucket||To die|
|9||Head in the Clouds||Living in a fantasy|
|10||Dead as a Doornail||Completely dead or unusable|
|11||Heart in your Mouth||Extremely frightened or anxious|
|12||Do a Devon Loch||To fail when you are very close to winning|
|13||Do a Runner||To leave a place quickly in order to escape trouble or to avoid paying for something|
|14||Enough to Cobble Dogs with||A surplus of anything|
|15||Fall Off the Back of a Lorry||You acquired something that was probably stolen, or you are trying to sell something that’s stolen or illegitimate|
|16||Hairy at the Heel||Someone who is ill-bred, dangerous or untrustworthy|
|17||Cat’s Arse||To describe the facial expression adopted by a scorned woman|
|18||For Donkey’s Years||Very long time|
|19||When Pigs Fly||Whatever you are discussing will never happen|
|20||Cat Got Your Tongue||Something you say to someone when they will not speak|
|21||Have a One-Track Mind!||If someone has a one-track mind, they spend most of their time thinking about one subject|
|22||Chew the Fat||To chat or gossip|
|23||The Lights are On, but Nobody’s Home||About a stupid person|
|24||To have Van Gogh’s Ear for Music||To be done deaf|
|25||Use Your Loaf||Use your head, think smart|
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Idioms about Fun Examples
- The old man would chew the fat with anyone who would join him.
- Going to be a useful boy, so long as you use your loaf.
- You can telephone her till you’re blue in the face but she’ll never come.
- Their arguments were like a storm in a teacup.
- She looks efficient and as cool as a cucumber.
- Just hold your horses, Bill! Let’s think about this for a moment.
- If I take your medicine, I’ll definitely kick the bucket.
- The exam was a piece of cake.
- Sure he’ll pay for the drinks when pigs fly!
- Press here and Bob’s your uncle! It’s disappeared.
- The treaty may be considered to be as dead as a doornail.