Idioms are fun. We use them in our everyday conversations without giving much thought to how weird it is to offer a penny for someone’s thoughts or tell a friend to stop beating around the bush. According to the Cambridge Dictionary, an idiom is “a group of words whose meaning considered as a unit is different from the meanings of each word considered separately.” According to us, an idiom is a folk proverb of sorts, a silly way to make a statement. Here are our top 11 idioms.
1. You’re preaching to the choir.
When you are passionately expressing your opinion to someone who already agrees with you, they might interrupt to tell you that you are preaching to the choir. I know, I’m with you, you’re preaching to the choir!