Tag: phrases

Coin it in with these 23 financial idioms

Financial idioms: fool's gold

If you’ve been following my blog, you’ll be familiar with my idioms series. This features everyday phrases and sayings in the English language that have strange meanings – and often even stranger origins. Each post in the series focuses on

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“Excuse my French!” and other popular European sayings

As the final of this year’s Eurovision hits our screens tonight, I thought it would be apt to focus attention on English sayings that include a reference to a European country, city, nationality or language. So let’s kick off this post

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15 invigorating idioms to put a spring in your step

Spring in one's step and other spring idioms

Now that the clocks have gone forward, I think it’s safe to say that spring has well and truly arrived. Even if the weather here in the UK doesn’t appear to have received the memo! Not surprisingly, a blog post

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