Idioms and Phrases with Meanings and Example: Lesson 2

source: Helena Daily English     2017年3月9日
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Some American idioms
1. To tie the knot.
Mean: To get married.
2. To take the plunge.
Mean: To follow through on a big or life-changing decision. On the invitation, it has a double meaning. It refers both to a “plunge” into water at the beach party and to the fact that Matt and Allison will be getting married.
3. To get cold feet.
Mean: To be or become afraid to do something. To have second thoughts. Notice that you can also say “have cold feet."
4. Stuffy.
Mean: Formal. Overly conservative in ceremony and style.
5. To let your hair down.
Mean: To celebrate in a free and uninhibited way