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Friday, 6 May 2016

List of Idioms beginning with F


Click on each letter of the alphabet to get the list of the idioms with an explanation of each.

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List of Idioms beginning with F

From cradle to grave- during the whole span of your life
Face the music- to accept punishment for something you have done
Feel the pinch- to have problems with money
Fall on your own sword- to be cheated by someone you trust
Feather in one's cap- something that you achieve and proud of
Firing on all cylinders- work every possible way to succeed
French leave- absent without permission, to take French leave is to leave a gathering without saying goodbye or without permission
Fall on our feet- If you fall on your feet, you succeed in doing something some where there was a risk of failure
Fall on your sword- If someone falls on their sword, they resign or accept the consequences of what they have done wrong
Fingers and thumbs- If you are all fingers and thumbs, you are being clumsy and not very skilled with your hands
Finger in the pie- If you have a finger in the pie, you have an interest in something
Flash in the pan- If something is a flash in the pan; it is very noticeable but doesn't last long, like most singers, who are very successful for a while, then forgotten
Follow your nose- When giving directions, telling someone to follow their nose means that they should go straight ahead
Fool's paradise- A fool's paradise is a false sense of happiness or success
Foot in mouth- This is used to describe someone who has just said something embarrassing, inappropriate, wrong or stupid
For a song- If you buy or sell something for a song, it is very cheap
For donkey's years- If people have done something, usually without much if any change, for an awfully long time, they can be said to have done it for donkey's years 


Click on each letter of the alphabet to get the list of the idioms with an explanation of each.

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