The idioms included
in this section of the website are fairly popular. These are
not "sayings" or proverbs or figures of speech. These
idioms are part of the American vernacular. Usage will vary from
state to state, city to city. Most of the idioms here are verb
phrases; however, there are some that function as adjectives,
adverbs, or nouns.
Idioms are difficult at first, but important to learn because
you will hear them used all the time.